Press Reporter News Service
Mohali, July 29
The Mohali police have arrested a husband-wife duo for allegedly duping numerous individuals on the pretext of sending them overseas within the latest previous.
The suspects have been recognized as Sheetal Singh, alias Sonu, and Navjot Kaur, residents of Shahkot in Punjab. The couple ran an immigration agency, Baby Overseas Training and Stewart Placement Providers, in Part XI right here from 2014 to 2018. They duped numerous individuals to the tune of over Rs1 crore on the pretext of sending them overseas.
In line with the police, Sonu and his spouse moved to Jalandhar in 2018 after shutting down their workplace right here. The Mohali police arrested the suspects from Jalandhar yesterday.
Inspector Jagdeep Singh Brar, Station Home Officer (SHO) of the Part 11 police station, stated eight instances had been registered in opposition to Sonu on the Part XI police station solely.
In line with sources, comparable instances of dishonest and fraud have been additionally registered in opposition to the suspects on the police stations in Jalandhar and different cities. The police have been additionally investigating whether or not they had a licence to run the immigration agency in Part XI right here.
“Within the eight FIRs in opposition to Sonu, it got here to fore that he had duped individuals to the tune of Rs90 lakh. A number of written complaints have been additionally acquired in opposition to him prior to now. We’re investigating the case and checking his crime historical past by coordinating with the Jalandhar police. No restoration has been constructed from the couple throughout their arrest,” stated Inspector Jagdeep Brar.
In line with the police, Sonu additionally stayed in Australia for round six months prior to now. The suspects have been produced earlier than a courtroom at present, which despatched them to two-day police custody.
A case has been registered in opposition to them beneath Part 420 of the IPC and related sections of the Immigration Act on the Part XI police station.