A man named Satya Prakash Pradhan was arrested by police, for duping over 40 unemployed youth of lakhs of rupees and luring them by promising jobs, on 21st march.
According to sources, Pradhan who claimed to be an employee of Global Force Company promised jobs of ATM security guard to unemployed youths from Barpali, Paikmal, Bijepur and Bargarh blocks in lieu of money.
Over 40 youth gave Rs 5,000 each to Pradhan but they could not find any job as promised by the latter. Pradhan after collecting the money absconded from Bargarh for a long time. Victims Naveen Kishor Meher, PK Meher and Sumanta Sahu, among others however one day saw Pradhan roaming in Bargarh town and immediately caught hold of him and handed him over to the police.
The police have registered a case against him and are carrying out investigation.