KOHIMA: The Kohima Police apprehended a 24-year-old man for duping people with the promise of offering jobs in the police department.
The person arrested has been identified as Ravozo Medeo, who was currently residing at Mission Compound, the Kohima Police informed on Monday.
As per preliminary investigations, it has been revealed that the accused person had issued fake appointment letters with forged signatures of certain high-ranking officers in Police Headquarters (PHQ) and that of the Superintendent of Police of a district.
A case has been registered at North Police Station and further investigations are being carried out.
Alerting all, the Kohima Police appealed to the citizens to be wary of such fraudulent acts and to report the same if such cases come to their notice to the Police for initiating necessary criminal proceedings.
Meanwhile, in Assam, a similar incident happened in December last when a doctor from Assam Medical College Hospital (AMCH) was arrested for indulging in a cash-for job scam.
Dr Ajanta Hazarika from Dibrugarh was arrested for her involvement in a cash-for-job scam by the Dibrugarh Police.
The doctor was arrested for allegedly taking money from job aspirants by making false promises of securing jobs in the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR).
Initially, Hazarika was absconding, when the police have detained her husband Simanta Jyoti Saikia, for interrogation seeking information on the whereabouts of his wife. Later she surrendered before the Dibrugarh CJM court
It later came to light that she had been absconding for 21 days and took refuge in Guwahati before she surrendered. A case has been filed against her on December 7, 2020.
After a preliminary investigation, enough evidence was found against her in connection with the case. In the FIR, one of the complainants alleged that Dr Hazarika had taken about Rs 22 lakh from three job aspirants from Dibrugarh with a promise to provide jobs in the Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR).
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