Allegation raised for duping youths with promise of primary jobs

the angry people protesting in front of the house of the accused. Picture by Biswadip Nandy

Report by Biswadip Nandy

Balurghat, 20 August :Allegation of fraud in the name of job offer was raised against an insurance policy agent in Balurghat.
According to local sources,the job seekers went to the house of the accused at the Yogmaya area in Balurghat this morning and protested on the allegation of fraud in the name of offering jobs in primary schools.
It has been alleged that  the accused person has cheated several lakhs of rupees in the name of giving a job as primary teacher. This incident caused a stir in Jogmaya neighborhood of Mangalpur area of ​​Balurghat this morning.
After repeated plea  when the accused failed to return the sum the duped job seekers staged protest outside the house of the alleged triggering tension at the locality.
Job seekers who have been cheated have already filed a complaint at Balurghat police station. On receiving the information, the police of Balurghat police station went to the spot and rescued the wife of the accused from the hands of the protesters and brought him to the police station.
“The person had promised me to give jobs in primary school. I paid rs 4.5 lac to him for this purposes. When I understood that I have been duped In requested him to return my money which he did not. I came here to meet him. But his family members refused”said Bapi Sarkar,one of the youths who have been duped.Ritu Mandal, another woman also raised the same allegation.
Surajit Saha, councillor of the ward rushed to the spot to diffuse tension.

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