2.5 kg gold recovered from immigration fraud accused

The co-owner of travel agency Jet International Consultant,Arora was arrested at Zirakpur on June 30 for immigration fraud while concealing her identity.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: July 5, 2012 2:10:05 am

The Mohali police claim to have recovered 2.5 kg of gold (worth nearly Rs 80 lakh) from the possession of Dolly Arora,who was arrested from Zirakpur a few days ago in an immigration fraud case.

The co-owner of travel agency Jet International Consultant,Arora was arrested at Zirakpur on June 30 for immigration fraud while concealing her identity. During questioning,she had revealed that her husband and co-owner of the agency,Deepak Arora,too had changed his name.

Deepak,who is absconding,is facing cheating and forgery charges in 74 cases. Dolly had changed her name to Jyoti Arora while her husband had assumed the name of Ravi Arora.

She was arrested following an inquiry into a complaint of cheating filed by Mehar Kumar of Ambala.

Addressing a press conference today,Mohali Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Gurpreet Singh Bhullar stated that the cops had recovered 2.5 kg of gold from Dolly’s possession. She used to dupe people by getting gold in case they did not have money to send their children abroad.

The police also revealed that the accused couple had been running another illegal travel agency,Speed Ward.com,on national highway 22 at Zirakpur for the last six months and nobody knew about their real identity.

The couple had already been declared proclaimed offenders (POs) in over 30 cases out of 74 by various courts in the district court,Mohali. Apart from running Jet International Consultant in Phase V,Mohali,the couple owned Jet International Placement Service in Phase VI some years ago.

All 74 cases of forgery,cheating and others under the Immigration Act against the couple were registered at the police station in Phase I,Mohali.

Bhullar also revealed that in another case,the Khara police has arrested one Partap Singh,a resident of District Fatehgarh Sahib who used to dupe people of Kharar by promising them government jobs.

Partap used to give advertisements of government jobs in vernacular newspapers. When someone applied,he used to demand money for sending the form.

He had hired two women who used to call up people posing as telecallers.

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