Bhubaneswar, Nov 24: Airfield police arrested a man for allegedly swindling Rs 10.65 lakh by cheating as many as14 job aspirants on pretext of providing them employment in various foreign countries including Germany, Switzerland, Dubai, Nigeria and Singapore.
Police today arrested the accused identified as Mahammed Ansari on the basis of a compliant file by one Samarendu Rout of Tirtol in Jagatsinghpur district.
Police said that the accused was running a placement agency in the name of Irsat Management and Service Pvt Ltd having its office at Bhimatangi. “The accused is being further interrogated to identify other victims in the placement scam. We are also trying to ascertain involvement of others in the fraud,” said a police official.