Father, son held for running fake Visa racket
Delhi Police have arrested a father and his son who were running a racket of providing fake Visa to Dubai, Saudi and Malaysia, police said on Thursday.
The accused have been identified as Kamal Ahmed Khan (45), and his son — Sarfaraz Ahmed Khan (22) — both residents of Batla House in Jamia Nagar. According to police, a complaint from one Dhirender Kumar and three others, all residents of Bihar that they along with 16 other persons have been duped of Rs 20 lakh by Kamal Ahmed Khan and his son by alluring to provide fake work Visa of foreign countries.
During investigation, it was revealed that the accused had a company namely Globe Placement and Hospitality Services. The complainant told police that the owner of the company allured him that he would arrange work Visa of Dubai, Saudi and Malaysia with air ticket for which he asked them to deposit Rs 1 lakh per person in the accounts given by him. They complainants also brought their relatives and friends for the same task and 24 people approached the company who deposited Rs 20 lakh (including Rs 17 lakh in the given account numbers and Rs 3 lakh in cash) with the placement
All these persons were sent abroad on tourist Visa but after expiry of their Visa, they had to come back to India. When they contacted the alleged person, he refused to return their money and rather planned to abscond from there.
After getting these details, a raid was conducted by the police team on Tuesday and the duo accused was arrested from their office. During interrogation, they disclosed that they used to target innocent people from different parts of the country. They used to dupe them by promising a good job in foreign countries but instead of giving work Visa, they provided tourist Visa.
Further investigation is in progress to contact more aggrieved persons and to recover the cheated amount, police said.