Army Soldier and 3 Other People Arrested In UP For Swindling Young People Out Of Jobs
Four people, including an Indian Army soldier stationed in Nagaland and a former soldier, have reportedly been detained for deceiving job applicants by promising to enlist them in the armed services, according to the Uttar Pradesh police.
In a coordinated operation, the Special Task Force (STF) and Military Intelligence of the Uttar Pradesh police made the arrests on Saturday.
According to officials, members of the gang used to pretend to be Army officers in order to trick the applicants.
"Four members of a gang masquerading as Army officials, who were defrauding the aspirants by demanding money to get them enlisted in the Army, have been detained in Lucknow on February 4," the Uttar Pradesh STF said in a statement.
Amit Kumar Singh, a former soldier and resident of Ghazipur district, Shubham Patel, a resident of Unnao and an Army soldier stationed in Nagaland, Rambaran Singh, a resident of Firozabad, and Dinesh Kumar Yadav, a resident of Etawah, were among those detained, according to the STF.
The STF said that among the items taken from the gang were a badge of a Lieutenant Colonel, a number of paperwork from job applicants, two ATM cards, six mobile phones, and two automobiles.