Cheats morph Doordarshan logo to dupe job seekers


first_imgNEW DELHI: Delhi police crime branch has arrested a gang which cheated at least 50 persons by luring them into job promise in Prasar Bharti.The official of the Doordarshan lodged a formal police complaint. The two arrested have been identified as Rohit Mishra and Ashish Singh, both permanent resident of Bihar. On September 13, a complaint was received from Additional Director General, Prasar Bharati, Doordarshan stating therein that they are receiving complaints from public persons that they have been cheated by some unknown individuals through the website on the pretext of giving jobs in Doordarshan (DD-Channel). Also Read – Odd-Even: CM seeks transport dept’s views on exemption to women, two wheelers, CNG vehiclesA fake website using the logo of Doordarshan as well as Prasar Bharti has also been created, which is using the material (photographs/videos) resemble it the genuine Prasar Bharti/Doordarshan website. The further investigation by the police revealed that the fraudster is using forged identity proof and operating from somewhere in Khoda Colony. The accused persons were using different ATM booths for withdrawal of money from the suspect bank accounts in which they used to receive payment from the cheated individuals. Through analysis of the technical evidence and CCTV footages in the area, the team was able to spot the accused and apprehended both the accused persons. “The accused used to place an advertisement in a national Hindi daily for government jobs in Bihar, Eastern Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh editions except for NCR, and provided his mobile number to be contacted for the same. He also uploaded a fake website of Doordarshan which resembled the original and the domain name was also deceptive,” said Rajesh Deo, DCP crime.last_img read more

Pakistan PM return to New York after jet given by Saudi prince


first_imgIslamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan and his delegation were forced to return to New York on Friday after the special jet given to him by the Saudi government developed a technical fault while heading to Islamabad, a media report said on Saturday. Khan, who was to return to Pakistan after his seven-day trip to the US to attend the 74th session of United Nations General Assembly, had to return to New York after the plane developed technical snag minutes after taking off from Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince Salman ‘snubbed’ Pak PM Imran, recalled his private jet from US: Reportthe Kennedy International Airport, the News International reported. Pakistan’s Ambassador to United Nations (UN), Maleeha Lodhi, who had earlier seen off PM Khan, rushed back to the airport. Khan waited at the airport for some time while technicians tried to fix the fault, but since more work was needed the fault was said to be corrected by Saturday morning, the report said. Meanwhile, Ambassador Lodhi escorted the prime minister back to the Roosevelt Hotel where he was staying during his hectic seven-day trip. Officials said if the plane is not fixed in the morning, the prime minister would take a commercial flight back to Pakistan where he is anxious to visit earthquake-hit areas and visit the affected families.last_img read more