Police Arrest Maid, Agent In A Fraud Case

Srinagar- Police have arrested a maid and an agent of a maid agency “Karishma Maid Bureau” involved in a fraud and recovered an amount of Rs 74,000 from their possession.

A written complaint was received by Police Station Lalbazar on Tuesday wherein the complainant namely Muzamil Hayat son of Faiz-ur-Rehman resident of Qadeem Masjid lane, Lalbazar stated that they have hired a maid through a maid agency “Karishma Maid Bureau” via online platform.

He further stated that on 9th May 2022, at around 03:30PM, the maid agency sent the maid Archana Chauhan along with an agent namely Rajini Jha at their home. The complaint further reads that an amount of advance for one year amounting Rs. 74,000 was given to the agent. However, both the maid and the agent fled from the house in the wee hours.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 26/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Lalbazar and investigation was set into motion.

Various teams were constituted under the supervision of SDPO Hazaratbal and SHO PS Lal Bazar to nab the duo. Taking advantage of technical and human sources, both the maid and agent were arrested from the Qazigund area within hours along with the cash. The investigation of the case is going on.

The Police further requested the general public to contact the police for ascertaining authenticity of various maid consultancies running online or offline.

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