The Vashi police arrested a 22-year-old man for allegedly cheating more than 30 gullible job seekers to the tune of Rs 1.1 lakh on the pretext of providing jobs as security guard, bouncers, house-keeping at airports. However, after taking money, he did not give any job and also adopted delaying tactics.
Jay Yuvraj Salame, 27, a resident of Karanjade in Panvel and one of the victims registered a complaint after he did not get any job and also the accused refused to return his money. Following his complaint, a FIR was registered under sections 320 and 34 of IPC.
The arrested accused identified as Sundram Kumar Anjani Kumar Singh alias Karan had opened All India Secure Management and Bouncer and Airport Job office at Haware Centurial Mall in sector 30 in Vashi.
According police, Singh had cheated at least 32 job seekers to the tune of Rs 1,10,650. “After taking money, he did not provide jobs and also closed his office,” said an official from Vashi police station.
“Singh was arrested from Sanpada after we got a tip-off,” said the official, adding that one more accused identified as Krishan Thorat is wanted in the case.
“We are now investigating that how many people he had cheated and we have also appealed to report if anyone was cheated by them,” said Ramesh Chavan, senior police inspector from Vashi police station. He added that Singh might have involved in other crimes and we are investigating at malls, traders, jewelry shops and other places.