WB: BSF discovers case of fake recruitment in Kalyani, lodges FIR

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Nadia (West Bengal) [India], Feb. 13 (ANI): The Border Security Force (BSF) on Monday discovered a case of fake recruitment in Kalyani and lodged an FIR in this regard. Some boys and girls came at the main gate of BSF Campus Kalyani, Sector Kolkata, South Bengal Frontier with some envelops for joining the force. The BSF guard on duty enquired about the reason of their coming to the BSF Campus. In reply, one of them told the guard commander that they were there to attend an interview at the Office of 144 BN BSF for the recruitment for various posts. The guard commander was aware that presently there is no type of any type recruitment going on. On thorough checking of their documents, it was found that they were issued with forged appointment letters for following posts along with medical documents and other related documents. The posts were of constable, CT(cook), CT(Sportsman), Wireless Operator, Typist, Radio operator and Sub Inspector. All these people were called in the campus and after having made comfortable they were asked in detail about the fraud perpetrated with them. As many as 18 male, 12 female along with guardians of few of them were present during this questioning session. They revealed that an unknown person who identified himself as Sanjay Das, allias Bimal Das claimed to be an officer of BSF and assured to give them jobs in the force for money. He assured them that only after receiving the appointment letter, the individual would have to pay some money in lakhs for which he had given one bank account number of SBI Bank . The young boys and girls got lured by his words and paid him money, some of it in cash and rest in his account. The appointment letters were sent to individuals by post. Further, he told them that he has worked in BSF at various places. The letter sent to individual includes appointment letter, list of selected candidates and medical examination. There are lot of typing mistakes in the letters, nomenclature, official address of Frontier HQ BSF, Lord Sinha Road. A forged seal of 144 and 191 BN BSF is also used in these letters. There are a lot of wrong entries made like ranks and designation etc. SBI officials of the bank branch, Jaguli was alerted. The bank account was showing it to be account of Bimal Das R/o Naugaon (Assam). It seems to be a case of fake recruitment by an individual after proper preparation and home work. The photo of alleged defaulter namely Sanjay Das was enclosed. Commandant 144 BN BSF called police rep of Police Station Haringhata, Distt-Nadia to sort out the matter of this fake recruitment case discovered by the BSF. The Staff of Police Stataion Haringhata reached the BSF campus and talked to all the people duped in this fraud and advised them that they can lodge FIR against culprits of the case in the concerned PS where the incident ocurred with them individually . An FIR has been lodged in Haringhata Police Station from the office of the 144 BN BSF for further legal action in the matter. The BSF is following up this matter to ensure that the culprits involved in this case are booked as per law of the land. (ANI)