Three arrested for running fake maid placement agency

Three persons were arrested in a case of running a fake maid placement agency, after a complaint by a senior official from Rajya Sabha secretariat of his maid missing just a day after she took a job at his place.

“During interrogation one of the accused told us that maids were briefed to leave the house  after getting the commission. One of the accused had earlier worked as a delivery boy in a maid placement agency, from where he had an idea to start a fake agency,” said  K C Dwivedi, additional commissioner of police (ACP).

According to police, accused and accomplice Obaid,35, Sanaullah,28, with the maid Anjali,26, were involved in a number of incidents of cheating and criminal breach of trust.

“We recovered five mobile phones, 11 SIM cards, pamphlets with advertisements of 12 different maid placement agencies.” said a police official.

On June 27, Anjali who came through Durga placement Agency, Haiderpur, started work at the RS official’s house. “On June 28 Anjali left the house of the complainant without informing him who later realised that her name — Anjali Ekka was also fake. The placement agency took  Rs 16,000 from the complainant as commission of placement service,” said Dwivedi.

One July 16 a case was filed regarding the same at Tilak Marg police station. According to police, the addresses printed on registration forms of the placement service were  fake and mobile numbers used by the alleged persons were procured on fake IDs. All the accused persons frequently changed their mobile phones and SIM cards. Within10 days, they used about 10 mobile numbers,” added the official. 

During analysis of cellphone call details it was found that the locations of the numbers was mostly in the area of Zakhira and Mubarak Pur Dabas in Delhi’s north west district area.

“During investigation we found out that the wife of accused Sanaullah was working as a maid in Rajender Nagar two years ago, where she had stolen jewellery from her employer and had been arrested by the local police,” stated a police official.

Investigations revealed that the accused printed pamphlets with fake names and addresses and then distributed in the VIP areas of Delhi and NCR.

“We found out that Anjali previously left another house at Vikas Puri in the same manner leaving a four year child of the employer alone in the house. She was simultaneously placed in another house in Janakpuri with a fake name of Sunita when the complainant filed an FIR,” stated Dwivedi. 

As per officials, the accused used to switch off their mobile phones after getting the commission and when the maid disappeared from an employer’s house. 

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