Kharar police booked five persons including two women for allegedly impersonating public servants and demanding money from aChandigarh-based businessman, in whose company the two women accused were employed. Police arrested one woman, while the other four accused are on a run.
The complainant in the case, Raj Kumar, a Nayagaon resident said that he had started a village guest house in Sector 25-D, in partnership.
According to Raj Kumar, he had given an advertisement on OLX to hire two women staffers at his village guest house, following which the two women had approached him and visited his office. Subsequently, Raj had hired both the women on a monthly salary of Rs 9,000.
Raj Kumar further said that both the women- Rajwinder Kaur and Usha Rani were to join work on September 22, but they did not come. “At the time of joining, I asked both the women to submit their documents, including copies of their Adhaar cards, but they did not get the copies and said that they would submit the documents after joining work,” the complainant told the police.
Later, allegedly, accused Usha Rani called Raj’s partner and asked him to give Rs 15,000, but he refused.
Raj alleged, “On October 15, both Rajwinder Kaur and Usha Rani had come to his office with three of their unidentified accomplices. One of them had told us that he was posted as an Assistant Sub-Inspector at Kharar (city) police station, other said he was the brother of a DSP level officer while the third said that he was the brother of Rajwinder Kaur. They started demanding money and said we had misbehaved with the two women.”
Accused Usha Rani also called Raj Kumar to come to Kharar with Rs five lakh, but Raj informed the police, following which a trap was laid and accused Rajwinder Kaur was arrested.