Lucknow The UP Police Particular Activity Drive (STF) arrested three males on Friday for allegedly swindling unemployed youths of crores of rupees on the promise of offering them authorities jobs, stated officers right here on Saturday.
The accused posed as authorities officers and operated faux places of work to dupe kids.
In line with a press launch issued by the STF, the three accused, Abhishek Pratap Singh from Lucknow, Athar Hussain from Sant Kabir Nagar and Neeraj Mishra from Kanpur had been arrested from a rented home in Kursi, Barabanki within the early hours of Friday.
Explaining their modus operandi, STF officers stated the accused rented a home in a secluded place in cities throughout Uttar Pradesh and arrange a faux workplace. “The accused acquired job ads printed in newspapers and held interviews at their rented places of work. They used to cost ₹ 2-4 lakh from each aspirant on the pretext of giving them jobs in varied authorities departments,” the assertion stated.
The accused used handy over faux appointment, coaching and posting letters to those youths and in addition gave “faux coaching” to them. After accumulating the cash, the accused deserted the place in a single day earlier than focusing on job aspirants in another metropolis.
They stated a number of faux id playing cards, faux appointment letters of the ministry of atmosphere, forest and local weather change, faux appointment letters of UP Jal Nigam and UP Forest Company, faux coaching letters of Nationwide Well being Mission and 4 faux rubber stamps of secretary of UP Forest Company had been recovered.
The STF started probing the matter after receiving complaints towards the accused. An FIR underneath related sections of the Indian Penal Code has been lodged towards the accused.