2 arrested for allegedly running fake army recruitment racket in Ramban

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Ramban:Two persons have been arrested for allegedly running a fake Army recruitment racket in Ramban districts on Thursday.

The police claimed that Mohammad Qasim, resident of Kangan district, Ganderbal, and Ashiq Yousuf, resident of Lar, Ganderbal, duped many persons hailing from Bishna, Kupwara, Banihal, Ramban and Samba of Jammu and Kashmir of lakhs of rupees.

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The police said a Banihal youth in a written complaint alleged that Mohammad Qasim duped him and his friends of Rs 1.5 lakh on pretext of providing job in the Army (TA) by providing fake joining orders.

However, the police arrested both the accused and recovered fake appointment order copies and joining letters of the Army from their possession.

The police claimed that during questioning both the accused confessed to the crime.