Court sends four swindling suspects to jail

Police on Tuesday produced four accused, arrested over cheating charges in the court of Judicial Magistrate South.

The swindlers gang allegedly cheated hefty amounts from people while promising their victims to arrange government jobs for them.

The police produced accused Junaid Iqbal, Jameel, Rehan and Muhammad Hanif in magisterial court after completion of their three days’ physical remand.

The court sent the accused to jail on judicial remand till December 24.

The court also directed police to submit progress report of the investigation in the next hearing of the case.

“The accused had tricked citizens to cough up money while promising them government jobs of Grade-5 to 11,” investigation officer told the court in an earlier hearing.

They have cheated hundreds of people so far, the official said.

“The police also recovered fake stamps of the chief secretary office and other government departments from them,” police said. Moreover, several fake offer letters were also recovered.

They were deceiving their victims by promising jobs at the SSU, excise and taxation and other departments. Even they were used to pay salary of a month to their victims, which was closed after being deposited in bank accounts for one month, officials said.

A plaintiff of the case complained to the police that the accused had got 4.2 million rupees from him for nine promised jobs. “The accused were getting five lac rupees for one job, he said and added that the salary was suspended after one month.

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