Cracking down on fraudsters who are duping innocent people in the guise of providing jobs, Bokajan police have booked two including a women for allegedly cheating young aspirants of lakhs of rupees here on Thrusday.
The arrested accused are Dhurbo Deka and Minakshi Mech, both residents of Bokajan Town. The duo are accused of duping army hopefuls on the pretext of having a good will with many higher ups in the department. They have been slapped charges U/S 120(B), 120, 384 IPC. Three bank accounts have also been freezed in connection.
The incident came to light after the duo failed to hand over the appointment letters to the aspirants in the stipulated time frame and kept dilly dallying them. The duo had reportedly pocketed a sum of 23.5 lakh from 15 candidates by luring them with promises of job in the Indian Army.
“Dhurbo was impersonating as PA of an army CEO. A few months back, he called us to Guwahati and conducted written examinations at Hotel Azola based at Paltan Bazaar. Thereafter we were taken to Sun Valley Hospital and fraudulently subjected to some personal check ups in the name of medical examination. They have also duped many others as well in the same pretext”, said a victim on conditions of anonymity.