Job racket unearthed, 7 held in Chennai


The job racket wing of the Central Crime Department (CCB) busted a job racket and nabbed a seven-member gang that cheated unemployed youth beneath the pretext of offering them jobs within the Railways.

The fraud got here to gentle when Purushothaman of Sivasakthi Nagar lodged a grievance alleging that the gang acquired ₹12 lakh from him and gave him a pretend appointment order within the Railways. Later, they did not return the quantity. On his grievance, the CCB constituted a particular workforce and deployed decoys to method the accused.

Impersonating workers

The police mentioned the gang members posed like staff of the Railways and promised jobs on cost.

The police arrested Paulin Dominic alias Jayaseeli, 47, of Ambattur, who claimed that she was a high-ranking official within the Railways, and G. Dillibabu, 47, of Kolathur, who was dismissed from the ICF.

P. Prithviraj, 36, of Tondiarpet; A. Sundaram, 38, of Narimedu in Madurai; Srija, 46, and Surendren, 59, of Alappuzha; and Kanava Bir, 39, of Dindigul, had been arrested. The police seized pretend appointment orders and arduous drives from them.

The gang members had been remanded in judicial custody after being produced in courtroom.

Investigation is on.


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