Crime Branch registers case against job consultancy for fraud

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Crime Branch, Kashmir has registered a case against a job consultancy namely for defrauding people on the pretext of providing them jobs.

A case has been registered under section 420, 468, 467 RPC against a consultancy named ‘Al-Irfan International Manpower Resources’ Natipora, owned by Irfan Amin, son of Mukhtar Amin Bhat, of Ikhraj Pora, Srinagar.

 The complaint was lodged by Zahoor Ahmad son of Ghulam Rasool of Kral Khud, Srinagar and Javaid Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Maqbool Bhat of Noorpora, Tral. They had paid Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 1.7 lakh for promised jobs and visas for different countries like Qatar and Maldives.

“The consultancy made the mockery of our career and cheated us on pretext of providing jobs and in return is missing. Irfan has taken a huge amount running in lakhs from us,” said Dr Burhan Showkat of Rawalpora.

Burhan was accompanied by a dozen complainants, who were all alleging that they have been cheated by the consultancy in the garb of providing jobs in the foreign countries.

“The consultancy cheated the complainants and grabbed our hard earned money in a fraudulent and deceitful way,” he added.

They requested the higher authorities to look into this matter, and provide them their hard earned money back from the consultant, so that in future nobody will bother to do such actions.

Crime branch is also probing five more complaints against the ‘Al- Irfan for fraud. Crime Branch Kashmir has requested the people of valley to be cautious against the fraud consultancies and verify the credentials before hand.