A 28-year-old safety guard was arrested in reference to a case wherein an engineer was duped of roughly Rs 28 lakh on the pretext of being given a job alternative, police mentioned on Wednesday. The accused, Pinkesh Kumar, labored as a guard at a housing venture in Noida. Two years in the past, he got here involved with an individual who requested him to supply his checking account particulars on a fee foundation, they mentioned.
On his insistence, Kumar opened accounts in several banks and later withdrew the cheated quantity from ATMs. He bought 10 % as fee on the overall withdrawal quantity, police mentioned.
A probe was initiated after a resident of Malviya Nagar, approached police saying she was duped by a person on the pretext of a job provide.
The girl is an engineer by career and was working as a deputy supervisor with a agency however was searching for one other job.
In line with her police criticism, within the first week of July this 12 months, she bought a Voice over Web Protocol (VOIP) name from a web-based job portal.
A person launched himself as Rahul and informed her that her CV was chosen by DLF Ltd. After just a few days, she bought a VIOP name from an individual who pretended to be the HR of DLF and informed her that she was chosen for a senior managerial put up and provided a good-looking package deal.
He informed her to furnish a bond of Rs 28 lakh and requested her to deposit Rs 6.eight lakh at first. This manner, the person managed to get Rs 28 lakh deposited into completely different financial institution accounts.
Based mostly on her criticism, a case was registered and through the course of the investigation, checking account particulars of the beneficiary accounts and the alleged calling numbers have been traced, Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Atul Kumar Thakur mentioned.
With the assistance of technical evaluation of Name Element Information and native sources, Kumar was apprehended from Parthala Khanjarpur village in Noida Sector 122, he mentioned.
Kumar has not been discovered to be concerned in every other crime, police mentioned, including the principle accused is but to be arrested.
(With PTI inputs)