VLW held for ‘cheating’ unemployed youth
Srinagar, Feb 9: Police has arrested a Village Level Worker at Garkote Uri in Baramulla district for allegedly extorting huge amount of money from unemployed youth on the pretext of providing government jobs.
According to police, Amar-ud-Din of Garkote lodged a complaint that Muhammad Sultan Mir of Kaleban working as VLW at Garkote extorted Rs 5000 from him on the pretext of providing a job. “During the investigation it came to fore that Muhammad Sultan Mir had cheated many gullible persons including Amar-ud-Din by promising them government jobs. Some of the persons whom he cheated include Gulabdin son of Rs 7000, Lal-ud-Din of Rs 7000, Abdul of Rs 7000, Noor-ud-Din of 7000, Mangi Khan of Rs 10000, Muhammad Rafiq Cheeli of Rs 14000, Din Muhammad Balote of Rs 20000 and Hassan Din of Rs 7000,” police said.
It said Muhammad Sultan Mir was arrested on Tuesday at Kaleban, adding the investigation in the matter was still going on. “So far a fraud of Rs 79000 has surfaced,” police added.
BAKER BOOKED UNDER ECA
Police has arrested a baker at Tangmarg for allegedly violating the Essential Commodities Act.
According to police spokesman, the accused has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Khan of Hardu Ichloo.
Meanwhile, police arrested a man for allegedly selling petrol at Kunzer Tangmarg.
The accused has been identified as Abdul Ahad Najar of Kunzer, police said adding 40 liters of kerosene oil and 10 liters of petrol had been recovered from his possession.
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