28 unemployed youth cheated in rs. 2.5 crore Railway Job Scam. Trainspotting: 25 from T.N. Cheated in Railway Job Scam.
What has happened?
A major railway job scam has been detected by Delhi police wherein 28 unemployed youth have been duped of over rupees 2.5 crores. According to a report, 28 job seekers from Tamil Nadu became the victims of this railway job scam. Most of the victims are graduates with backgrounds in engineering and technical education.
What is a Scam?
As per the agency, the fraudster stripped the victims saying they will get a job at the railways if they submit a “Certain amount” and finish a one-month training at Delhi’s train station. They had been told that this was part of their training for positions of travel ticket examiner, traffic assistant, and clerk.
How the Scam came to light?
The scam came to light after 78 years old M Subbusamy, an ex-serviceman complained to the Delhi police. Subbusamy had put the victims in touch with the alleged fraudsters, but he has claimed that he was unaware that the entire thing was a scam and that he too had fallen for their trap.
Who is the culprit?
“Each candidate paid money ranging from rupees 2 lakh to rupees 24 lakh to Subbusamy who further paid these to a person named Vikas Rana. Rana posed as a deputy director in the Northern Railway office in Delhi, 25-year-old Senthil Kumar, a victim from Madurai, said. In the FIR, he alleged that he met a person named Sivaraman, a resident of Coimbatore, in one of the MP quarters in Delhi. He further alleged that Sivaraman asked him to come to Delhi along with job seekers. “Initially, I came with three job seekers and when the news of their job training spread in their villages in and around Madurai, 25 more candidates joined in, “Subbusamy said.” They were also called for document verification at the office of the Junior Engineer, Northern Railway, Shankar Market, New Delhi before the final selection. A victim said that Rama always used to meet them outside for the collection of money and never took them inside any Railway building.