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Syndicate involved in duping govt servants busted

Syndicate involved in duping govt servants busted

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Sunday claimed that they have busted a syndicate indulged in cheating government servants by organising LTC tours. The law enforcement agency claimed that as many as 350 victims have been cheated by the gang. Police identified the accused as Ashwani Singh (32) and Harpat Singh (26).

"On December 5, 2018, Ashwani Singh was arrested in Mohan Garden Uttam Nagar. During the police remand, another accused Harpat Singh was traced in Gurugram and arrested," police said.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) Madhur Verma said that the complainant Surender Kumar alleged that one girl identified as Monika Tyagi contacted him from her mobile regarding the tour program for Jammu and Kashmir for government

servants.

She introduced herself as the marketing executive in INI Tour and Travel Pvt Ltd.

On her assurance, complainant got influenced to visit Jammu and Kashmir along with his family and he paid Rs 91,000 in cash to the executive girl.

On June 15, 2013, when the complainant visited the office of INI Tour and Travel in Connaught Place neither the company nor the executive girl was present in the office.

"Apart from this case, about 60 complaints from the employees of different government organizations like Ministry of Health, Delhi Health Department, Postal Department, AIIMS, Court Employees and Delhi Police, were also filed against the alleged company INI Tour and Travel Pvt. Ltd," said DCP.

DCP further added that the team traced the entire executive staff, which were working in the company including Monika and then interrogated them.

During the interrogation, it was revealed that Bhavesh, Mahendra Paleja, Ashiwini Singh and Harpat Singh hired staffs for the job and assigned them a task to sell LTC tour package to govt employees for a tour to Srinagar.

They offered the LTC tour package for the date of June 12, 2013, to June 16, 2013, and June 16, 2013, to June 20, 2013

"On June 12, 180 passengers departed from New Delhi to Sri Nagar through GO Airline, but on June 16 when the entire passengers moved to Sri Nagar Airport for their return journey their flight was reported to be cancelled due to non-payment to the airline company," police said.

Police further claimed that in the same way 180 more passengers reached at New Delhi Airport to start their LTC Tour from Delhi to Sri Nagar on June 16, their flight was also to be reported as cancelled due to non-payment to the airline company.

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