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Two held for cheating people of Rs 16 lakh in job scam

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Press Trust of India Mumbai
Two people were arrested for

allegedly cheating 27 people of Rs 16 lakh by promising them jobs abroad, police said on Thursday.
The police have nabbed Feeroz Khan alias Zibran Ahmed and Sanjay Singh alias Jaswinder Singh from Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, while the third accused Nazim Ahmed alias Rizwan Ahmed is absconding, an official said.
The accused opened an office in the western suburb of Goregaon here a year and half ago and lured job aspirants with promise of employment abroad, he said.
The trio has duped at least 27 people since October last year and took around Rs 16 lakh from them, with the promise of jobs and foreign visas, the official said.
"An FIR under sections 420 (cheating), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust), 468 (forgery) and 34 (common intention) has been registered in this regard," deputy commissioner of police (zone 12) DS Swami said.

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First Published: Feb 27 2020 | 7:50 PM IST

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