Report;Manoj Kanta Dash,Odishabarta
Parlakhemundi,04/09/19:A youth was arrested today for allegedly cheating a person on pretext of providing him a job in Railway in Odisha’s Gajapati district.
The accused was identified as Krushna Chandra Sahu of Mahachhai village under Kabisuryanagar police limits. He was arrested following a complaint by the victim Subrat Kumar Patra.
Accoridng to Mr Bibeka Swain,IIC,Model Police station of Paralakhemundi,he said, the complaint, Patra, a resident of Gurandi, alleged that Sahu impersonating as a journalist duped him of Rs 60,000 and Aadhaar card with false assurance of providing him a job in Railway.So we registered a case at our Model Police Station.
The accused was arrested and forwarded to the court. He was booked under sections 419/420/294/323/506 of IPC, said Paralakhemundi Model Police Station IIC,Mr Swain in a release.
Similarly on 01/08/19 the Berhampur Sadar police arrested four persons who were allegedly posing as journalists and threatening a school teacher in the area in allegation of MDM meals.
According to reports, they went to a school in the area, where they threatened a teacher and tried to extort money from him.
During police interrogation, it came to fore that they are fake journalists and the police have seized a car, a camera, a boom and fake identity cards were seized from their possession.