Angul: Angul police have been profitable in busting an organized inter-State employment fraud racket with the arrest of 5 individuals. The racket was thriving and conning job aspirants in 5 States of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, West Bengal, and Maharashtra since 2018.
The accused had been recognized as Ghanashyam Mishra(62), Sobhan Mishra(29), Dibya Prasad Singh, Santunu Kumar Barik(28), and Bikash Ranjan Naik (38), stated an official press observe issued by Angul Police at this time.
Police have seized the cellphones of all of the accused individuals, one laptop computer containing particulars of the cheated candidates, and a bag filled with receipts, pretend recruitment types, and associated paperwork.
Whereas Ghanashyam Mishra and Sobhan Mishra each hailing from Angul district had been arrested on February 21, Dibya Prasad Singh of Angul district was arrested on February 24, Santunu Kumar Barik and Bikash Ranjan Naik of Angul district had been arrested on March 16.
The press observe stated it’s a case of employment fraud and it has affected many college students in a span of three years since 2018 until date.
The accused individuals have cheated quantities starting from Rs 2 to eight lakhs from every of the candidates. It has affected folks from Odisha, Jharkhand, West Bengal, Maharashtra, and Bihar.
It’s an organized dishonest racket with numerous accused individuals in it, the press observe added.
In accordance with the press observe, on February 9 complainant Pranabandhu Jena Benagadia village below Angul police limits lodged a criticism at Angul police station alleging that, about 2 years 10 months again on April 7 and 13, 2018 Ghanashyam Mishra of Similipada below Angul police limits had taken money of Rs 4, 50,000 from the complainant with a promise to have interaction his son at Tata Industries, Jamshedpur.
Within the meantime, a number of days elapsed however Ghanashyam failed to have interaction Pranabandhu’s son at Tata Industries.
On the time of receiving of cash, Ghanashyam had promised Pranabandhu to refund the complete quantity with out curiosity if he fails to have interaction his son in Tata Industries.
When the complainant requested to refund his cash, Ghanashyam refunded money of Rs 40,000 on November 3, 2020, Rs 20,000 on December 05, 2020, and Rs 20,000 on January 13, this yr by the use of transferring the above quantities to the checking account of his son Rajesh Kumar Jena.
So as to get again the remainder quantity of Rs 3, 70,000, Pranabandhu alongside along with his spouse Dalirani had visited the residence of Ghanashyam and requested to refund their relaxation quantity.
However Ghanashyam abused them in obscene language, threatened them, and chased them to assault holding a picket plank. Out of worry the complainant and his partner returned again.
In the course of the course of the investigation, police discovered it to be a case of employment fraud spanning completely different States. Since 2018, it has affected many different college students. The accused individuals have duped an enormous quantity from every scholar. It’s an organized inter-state dishonest racket, which lures unemployed youth into giving cash in lieu of a promise of employment in famend engineering corporations, the press observe stated.
The accused individuals specifically Ghanashyam and Sobhan had been arrested on February 21, this yr and had been forwarded to court docket on the identical day.
One other accused Dibya Prasad was arrested on February 24 and forwarded to court docket the identical day.
Additional investigation by the police led to the launching of a particular group from Colliery police station Angul to Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, which led to the arrest of two important coordinators of the fraud, specifically Santunu Kumar Barik and Bikash Ranjan Naik on March 16.
The accused had been within the technique of receiving a brand new batch of scholars from completely different States and had been taking money from them in lieu of employment and conduct a pretend recruitment course of once they had been apprehended by the police group in Jamshedpur district.