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Fake railway job racket busted: Odia man among 3 held

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Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) claims to have busted a fake railway recruitment racket by arresting three persons, including one from Odisha today.

The CBI zeroed in on the accused person for running a fake website in the name of railway recruitment board and duping many job aspirants.

While two of the arrested persons were identified as Narayan Patra and Govind Sinha of West Bengal and another one was identified as Kishore Chandra Prashan, of Cuttack in Odisha. The three accused are being brought to Delhi on transit remand.

The CBI conducted searches at six places in Odisha and West Bengal during which, the agency seized some incriminating documents along with mobile phones and laptops.

In a release, the agency said the accused had opened a fake website in the name of Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), which is the exact copy of the official website. The candidates were instructed to fill up applications and submit academic documents, photographs and identification proofs.

A case has been registered under Sections 491, 468, 471 of the IPC and Section 66D of IT Act, 2000 on a complaint from the RVNL at RK Puram police station in Delhi.

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