2 maids who fled with cash from Srinagar locality, arrested near Qazigund: Police

Srinagar, May 10 (KNS): Srinagar police on Tuesday said that two ladies were arrested within hours after they had fled from a house in Lalbazar locality of Srinagar along with cash amount of Rs 74 thousand. 
Police in a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS) said that the ladies were arrested from Qazigund, while they were on way to Delhi after decamping with cash from the residential house in Lalbazar. 
The statement reads that today one complainant namely Muzamil Hayat S/o Faiz-ur-Rehman R/o Qadeem Masjid Lane, Lalbazar Srinagar approached police station Lalbazar with a written complaint that they had hired one maid through Karishma Maid Bureau through online platform and yesterday, at around 03:30 pm the Karishma Maid Bureau sent the maid namely Archana Chauhan along with the agent namely Rajini Jha at their home. 
It added that an amount of advance of one year amounting to 74 thousand Rupees was given to the agent. “However, to the surprise both the helper and the agent fled from our house in the wee hours along with the advance payment of 74 thousand Rupees.”
The statement reads that based on this information a case under FIR no. 26/2022 U/S 420, 120 IPC was registered at police station lalbazar.
“Acting swiftly, various teams were constituted under the supervision of SDPO Hazaratbal and SHO Lalbazar to nab the agent and helper. Taking advantage of technical and human sources, both these ladies were arrested from Qazigund area within hours along with the advance cash payment of 74,000.”
It added general public is requested to contact the police for ascertaining authenticity of various maid consultancies running online or offline and police verification of maids before they are hired/employed. (KNS)

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