Janjgir-Champa. Police has exposed the husband and wife who cheated in the name of providing jobs in Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. Police have arrested the husband and wife from village Bhainso, who cheated a young man of Rs 8 lakh in the name of getting a job for the post of Assistant Development Extension Officer (ADEO). The whole matter pertains to Janjgir of Kotwali police station area.
Made to meet fake officials
Kotwali police station in-charge Umesh Sahu said that 38-year-old Vinay Patle, a resident of Garhola village, lodged a report in the police station that about 5 years ago, he was introduced to 56-year-old Ratan Gauraha and his wife Girja Gauraha, 31, residents of Bhaiso. The couple lures Vinay with a job as ADEO. Ratan told him that he is known to big leaders and ministers and is like the younger brother of former chief minister Ajit Jogi. The victim said that the accused husband and wife took her to Mantralaya and there they have been promising to get jobs in the Education Department, sometimes in the Forest Department and Revenue Department. The accused also arranged meetings with fake officers of different departments, though they were their own men. There was an officer of some department and the accused also took him to the ministry. On this he felt that in reality both husband and wife have reached above.
kept cheating in the name of getting job for 3 years
After this, the accused took Rs 8 lakh from the young man in the name of providing him a job as Assistant Extension Officer. Out of this, Rs 1 lakh was taken by the accused in the form of cash in October 2017. Then in November 2017 took a check of Rs 5 lakh. After this, on March 3, 2018, Rs 2 lakh was taken. The victim Vinay Patel told that a long time passed, but Vinay did not get a job. In the meantime, he came to know that the persons whom Ratanlal Gauraha and his wife Girija Gauraha introduced as senior officials of the administration were fake persons. They were not officers in any department, but both the husband and wife were continuously cheating the victim Vinay Patel in the name of getting a job for the last 3 years by giving confidence. During this, Vinay started asking him to return the money. It is alleged that on October 29, the couple came to her and started abusing her. Threatened that if he asks for money again and again, he will get you murdered by giving one lakh.
husband and wife arrested
After this Vinay reached the police station and registered the case. The police registered an offense under Section 34, 420 of the IPC against the accused husband and wife and were looking for both. Meanwhile, information was received on Saturday that the accused Ratan Gourha and his wife Girja Gourha are at their house in village Bhaiso. Then the police raided and arrested the accused. The accused have accepted their crime during interrogation. Both the accused husband and wife were presented in the court, from where they have been sent to jail in judicial custody.