Hyderabad, Nov 28: The city police on Wednesday arrested a fraudster who was cheating unemployed youths in the name job visa for Malaysia and other countries by acquiring huge money from them.
On credible information, the sleuths of Commissioner’s Task Force, Central Zone Team apprehended Majeed Ahmed (38), a medial representative of Musheerabad. Two sub-agents - Asad and Mahamood were absconding in the case, police said.
The modus operandi was that the accused Majeed got acquainted with the procedure of visa processing and documentation work for immigration to foreign countries.
By luring abroad aspirants, he collected about Rs 2 to 3 Lakhs from each candidate as per their financial status. He postpones the matter for some days, when the candidates pressurise for visa and flight tickets. He also sent few candidates to Malaysia on visiting visa.
When the candidate asks for a Job Visa, he further demands Rs 1 lakh extra for regularisation. The candidates are been received by his agents at Malaysian Airport where they collect the passports of the candidates. The candidates were forced to work in odd jobs. Some of these victims somehow reached back to India with the help of their family members, police said.
The accused cheated about 15 to 20 members by collecting huge amounts from innocent Jobless aspirants, police added. (UNI)