Bandipora, June 05: Haji Ghulam Mohd Mir son of Ghulam Ahmad Mir of Konan Bandipora has allegedly duped over 600 aspiring job seekers by minting crores of rupees from them.
Mir, who is running a private school namely Generation Next in Konan Bandipora and a job consultancy firm with offices in Srinagar, Jammu and Mumbai, has promised unemployed and highly qualified youth dream jobs, he has duped over 600 aspirants, including 150 students from J&K, of crores of rupees.
Mir as per candidates is cheating the unemployed youths by posing that they had licensed/authorised agents to carry on the business of recruitment for providing jobs.
A group of candidates duped by Mir said, “Mir had provided his State Bank of India account number where all aspirants deposited the amount. We were supposed to get visas.”
The aspirants were asked to submit their qualification certificates and passports at various branch offices of the job consultancy in November last year. However, after submission of the documents, Mir used dilly-dallying tactics and asked the aspirants to prepare their medical certificates. “Even after completion of all formalities, he told us that he required some time, and later started avoiding our calls,” they said.
Mir had earlier promised them better placements in top companies in UAE and had given them a list of these companies. But afterwards Mir switched off his phone leaving the aspiring candidates high and dry.
The incident with these unemployed youth has happened at a time Kashmir is battling with growing unemployment, with hundreds of educated youth, every year, move to different places especially to middle-east countries for jobs, to support their families.
He sent hundreds of innocent people to Dubai for job by giving visiting visa. However, some job aspirants managed to return with great difficulty to their native places from UAE and Saudi Arabia and after paying Rs one lakh by each aspirant towards Mir.
One aggrieved candidate, Bilal Ahmad said losing his patience said Mir is a devil, who ruined their career. “He promised us high salaried jobs in Saudi Arabia and UAE but the fact is he doesn’t have any link to any registered office or any other channel, basically he is fraudster who looted us openly,” he said. Added that haji is promising to give the highly salaried jobs in saudi Arabia and UAE but the fact is he doesn’t have any link to any registered office or any other channel, basically he is frauder and looted kashmiri’s openly, he further added that Mir demands 1.5 lakh for a job in Saudi Arabia, once the money is paid by the candidate he brings them to mumbai where they roam for several months, then move back to home with all their broken dreams.
Another candidate who has been sent to Mumbai by Mir’s consultancy said that currently they are almost 13 candidates in Mumbai, and all are running out of money now. “We are just roaming here, the agent Mir without any care is busy with making love with his third wife in jammu.
The story of Haji Ghulam Mir doesn’t end here. Rashid Ahmed, a computer engineer, who couldn’t find a job in the valley, finally decided to move to Saudi Arabia, was also lured by Mir.
When contact Mir, he didn’t bothered to pick up the call, Repeated attempts to contact Mir proved futile.