Police bust fake appointment racket in Jammu, two held

Police bust fake appointment racket in Jammu, two held

Jammu: Police have busted a fake appointment racket and arrested two out of three members of the gang in Jammu.

One Damil Sharma of Digiana belt of the city lodged a written complaint with police, stating that Mohammad Qasim Badana, Sajad Ahmed and Jahangir Khan- all belonging to Kashmir, met him and assured him a job in MES as a clerk upon payment of Rs 1.5 lakh, a police officer said.

The trio allegedly took Rs 50,000 as advance from Sharma and rest Rs 1,00,000 was decided to be paid after issuing the appointment order. Thereafter, a fake appointment order was issued to Sharma, he said.

A case was registered at Gandhinagar police station in this connection, he said.

During investigation, police conducted raids at different locations and arrested two accused namely Sajad Ahmed and Jahangir Khan and one is still evading arrest, officer said.

Police have also seized the fake appointment order and joining letter, he said, adding that these fraudsters have allegedly cheated many youths by luring them for jobs by issuing fake appointment orders of different departments in Jammu and Kashmir.

“Investigation is on and more recovery and arrests are expected,” the officer said. PTI

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