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Suvendu Adhikari's close aide arrested for duping people with fake job promise

Rakhal Bera considered a close aide of Suvendu Adhikari was arrested by Manicktala police station based on a complaint of one Sujit Dey on Saturday.

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Suvendu Adhikari's close aide arrested for duping people with fake job promise
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Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Leader of Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly, Suvendu Adhikari's close aide Rakhal Bera has been arrested for allegedly duping people with fake job promise.

Rakhal Bera considered a close associate of  Suvendu Adhikari was arrested by Manicktala police station based on a complaint of one Sujit Dey on Saturday evening.

Confirming the arrest, a senior official of Kolkata Police said, "One accused Rakhal Bera has been arrested in connection with a financial fraud case by Manicktala police station."

According to Kolkata Police, the accused, Rakhal Bera allegedly entered into a criminal conspiracy with one Chanchal Nandi and others sometime between July and September 2019 and allegedly organised a fake job racket.

The complainant Sujit Dey approached the duo seeking a job. The duo reportedly promised Dey a job in Irrigation and Waterways Ministry.

The accused persons allegedly took Rs 2 lakhs in exchange for the job. However, the complainant claims that the accused persons misappropriated the entire amount and did not provide a job in return.

Sources in Kolkata Police reveal that an investigation is underway and police are looking for other accused persons engaged in the financial fraud and fake job racket. 

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