Three cousins held for duping 10 on pretext of jobs in UAE
New Delhi: Delhi Police on Wednesday said that they have arrested three persons for allegedly cheating innocent people on the pretext of providing jobs in the UAE. The police said that the accused — identified as Prem Kumar (35), Gagandeep Singh (31) and Rakesh Kumar (38), all of them cousins — gave advertisement in a local newspaper in Rajasthan in order to trap victims. The investigation in the case has revealed that so far 10 people have been cheated by the trio.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (IGI) Sanjay Bhatia said that on May 27, 2017, a complaint was filed by Immigration officials in which it was alleged that 10 passengers, intending to go Dubai, UAE on work Visa were found roaming at T-3, IGI Airport and eventually their travel documents were scrutinized. It was further alleged that the Protector of Emigrants (POE) sticker and Departure Stamp affixed in each of the passports are fake and forged. "It was revealed that those 10 persons saw an advertisement in the local edition of a
newspaper in Rajasthan regarding the facilitation of work
Visa for Dubai, UAE. Then
they contacted at the given mobile numbers and met the agents in Chandigarh," added DCP IGI.
He further said that all the travel documents were provided to each person by agents for a consideration of Rs. 50,000 each.
Investigation revealed that accused agents used fake and impersonated identities to cheat these 10 men.
Police further added that after two years on May 22, 2019, on the basis of secret information and technical surveillance, true identities of accused persons were established and eventually all three were nabbed. The accused persons confessed to the crime committed by them in the case and further revealed
that Rakesh impersonated himself as Rajeev, and likewise Prem Kumar as Abhinash Sharma and Gagandeep as Manish. "Victims were greatly relieved when accused persons have refunded the whole amount to each of them through court's intervention," police said.
The investigating agency said they duped innocent people by giving advertisement in the local newspaper of Rajasthan regarding the facilitation of work Visa for Dubai,
UAE. "Moreover, the accused used to conceal their real identity. They used to take a hefty amount from the innocent people on the pretext of providing genuine work VISAs," police said.