He was avoiding arrest in this case but due to continuous raids by the Punjab Vigilance Bureau at his various locations, he surrendered before the competent court. The bureau arrested him on Monday and succeeded in getting his two-day police remand from the court.
As the SIT constituted by the state police dug deeper, the scam is estimated to be worth ₹2,000 crore. The SIT is now seeking help from the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) of the ministry of finance and income tax department to ascertain the trail of financial transactions and the assets accumulated by the accused. It also is trying to get help from other agencies like SEBI and RBI.
A 26-year-old man was arrested in Mumbai for duping 30 job aspirants of ₹8.5 lakh by promising them employment at the airport through his agency. The accused would place advertisements to lure job seekers, ask for money under various fees, and then inform them that the job was no longer available. He had been changing his location to evade the police.