Retd Army cap­tain prom­ises jobs, cheats six of ₹36L

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - - HTMETRO -

MUM­BAI: The Mum­bai crime branch ar­rested a re­tired Army cap­tain,who al­legedly cheated at least six peo­ple of ₹36 lakh by promis­ing them a job in the In­dian Navy. As per in­ves­ti­ga­tions, the ac­cused, Imen­dri Trine­tra, 49, ran a fake de­fence academy ‘Saraswathi De­fence Academy’ in Visakha­p­at­nam, Andhra Pradesh.

In Jan­uary, the prin­ci­pal con­trollers of de­fence ac­counts (Navy) in the city had given an ad­ver­tise­ment for the post of can­teen at­ten­dants.

Trine­tra con­ducted fake on­line ex­am­i­na­tions and handed the vic­tims bo­gus ap­point­ment let­ters, said Dilip Sawant, deputy com­mis­sioner of po­lice (de­tec­tion).

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