The cybercrime wing of Thiruvallur District Police in Tamil Nadu has arrested a person accused of dishonest 18 folks by taking cash from them and promising them jobs in return within the police division and at a personal firm.
The accused, Aravindhan, has been remanded to judicial custody until July 25.
Based on the police, one Parthasarathy (21), a resident of Nadukuthurai village in Thirunindravur, had reportedly appeared in a written examination for the publish of Gr-II police constable held final 12 months. Although Parthasarathy didn’t qualify, he then transferred a complete of Rs 4,67,207 to Aravindhan (25), who had recognized himself as a police officer and promised to get his job confirmed in return for cash. The accused had even issued a faux appointment letter to Parthasarathy after the cash was transferred.
After realising that he was conned, Parthasarathy had approached the Thiruvallur district SP, and shared with cops the faux appointment letter and different particulars via WhatsApp.
The SP ordered a probe into the incident, after which a staff of officers below Lilly, the Inspector of Police, Cybercrime Wing, and SI Manoj Prabhakar swung into motion. Aravindhan was in the end arrested and a cell phone, two sim playing cards and lots of incriminating paperwork had been seized from him, police stated.
On investigation, it was discovered that Aravindhan had utilized for the publish of a House Guard in 2020 and had been visiting the district head workplace usually. Throughout this era, he had struck up an acquaintance with the cops.
Thereafter, Aravindhan allegedly cheated 18 aspirants by taking cash from them and promising to offer them jobs in return.
Cops are additionally investigating the position of staffers working on the district cops in reference to the incident.
The Thiruvallur SP has suggested the job aspirants to not attempt to undertake fraudulent means and never fall for scams that promise jobs in return for cash.