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  India   Crime  27 Jul 2020  Police busts Kabootar Baazi racket in Ghaziabad, 2 arrested

Police busts Kabootar Baazi racket in Ghaziabad, 2 arrested

PTI
Published : Jul 27, 2020, 9:59 am IST
Updated : Jul 27, 2020, 10:29 am IST

The two men, identified as Farman and Aditya Soni, have so far duped 500 people who came in their contact through social media

 Police claimed to have busted a 'Kabootar Baazi' racket involved in allegedly duping 500 people. (Representative Image)
  Police claimed to have busted a 'Kabootar Baazi' racket involved in allegedly duping 500 people. (Representative Image)

Ghaziabad: Police on Sunday claimed to have busted a 'Kabootar Baazi' racket involved in allegedly duping 500 people on the pretext of sending them to Gulf countries for employment and arrested two people, officials said.

During routine checking on Saturday night, Indirapuram DSP Anshu Jain intercepted a car and found 10 fake passports in the vehicle.

 

The two men, identified as Farman and Aditya Soni, have so far duped 500 people who came in their contact through social media, SSP Kalanidhi Naithani told PTI.

During interrogation, the accused told police that they duped people of crores of rupees on the pretext of sending them to Gulf countries for employment.

Later, a raid was also conducted at their office in Vaishali, he said.

The SSP said efforts are underway to nab their accomplice.

Tags: ghaziabad police, kabootar baazi racket, employment scandal, fake passports
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Ghaziabad