Friday, July 08, 2022

Nigerian national, staying illegally in India, arrested for duping people on pretext of jobs in airlines

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Thursday arrested a Nigerian national for duping people on the pretext of providing jobs in international airlines.

The accused has been identified as Okorie Stephen (32). Stephen had been living in India illegally since May 2014 after the expiry of his visa and passport.

Six mobile phones, a laptop, a wifi router and an expired passport have been recovered from his possession.

On June 4, police received a complaint from Ashish Kumar where he alleged that he had received an email in April this year regarding a job opportunity. The complainant, who was unemployed, had sent his resume to the concerned email id.

The complainant stated that he had received an offer letter for the post of an aircraft technician in Malaysia Airlines and was promised a salary of Rs 1.5 lakh per month.

He had alleged in his complaint that he had transferred Rs. 1,09,383/- to an IDFC First bank account in the name of Loli Florence, allegedly for registration and processing charges.

During the course of the investigation, details regarding bank accounts and e-mails were obtained and, as per the details, broadband was used for the creation of fake email-ids, police said.

08/07/22 Tanseem Haider/India Today

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