Police nabs two maids after fleeing with advance of Rs 74,000 from a family

Srinagar: Police have arrested a maid & an agent of a maid agency “Karishma Maid Bureau” involved in a fraud & recovered an amount of Rs 74000 from their possession.
A written complaint was received by Police Station Lalbazar today wherein the complainant namely Muzamil Hayat son of Faiz-ur-Rehman resident of Qadeem Masjid lane, Lalbazar stated that they have hired a maid through a maid agency “Karishma Maid Bureau” via online platform. He further stated that, on 9th May 2022, at around 03:30PM, the maid agency sent the maid namely Archana Chauhan along with an agent namely Rajini Jha at their home. The complaint further reads that an amount of advance for one year amounting Rs. 74,000 was given to the agent. However, both the maid & the agent fled from our house in the wee hours along with the advance payment of 74 thousand Rupees.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 26/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Lalbazar and investigation was set into motion.
Acting swiftly, various teams were constituted under the supervision of SDPO Hazaratbal and SHO PS lalbazar to nab the duo. Taking advantage of technical and human sources, both the maid & agent were arrested from Qazigund area within hours along with the cash of Rs. 74,000. The investigation of the case is going on.
General public is requested to contact the police for ascertaining authenticity of various maid consultancies running online or offline and police verification of maids before they are hired/employed.

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