Crime Branch Kashmir has registered a case against a Kolkata resident for cheating MBBS aspirants and a Srinagar-based consultancy, a spokesman said today.
The CBK spokesman in a statement said that they received a complaint from Mohammed Hussain, proprietor of M/S Xeal Education Services, located at Baghat Chowk.
In his complaint, he said that he was in a business relationship with Subashish Baumik of Kolkata who helped the complainant to place students in various Universities in China for pursuing MBBS Course.
He said that he paid Rs.14 lacs to Baumik for providing admission in MBBS course in respect of five candidates in “Weifang Medical University” China.
“Neither the admission has been made in the said university nor the money so paid (has been) returned to the complainant,” he said.
The spokesman said that preliminary verification was initiated on the receipt of this complaint.
“During the course of enquiry it came to fore that M/S Xeal Education Services Baghat Srinagar has taken a number of Rs. 14 Lac from five students @ 2.80 lac per student for arranging their admission in MBBS courses in Weifang Medical University through Subashish Baumik who is running a business under the name and style of M/S AB Global, and transferred Rs.14.0 lacs in the Bank account of AB Global maintained and operated by the Subashish Baumik.”
The spokesman said the accused provided admission letters along with air tickets to five candidates but after reaching China they were made to stay in the hostel of “Jinan University” and had to pay for that stay out of their own pocket.
“They were not provided admission in any University. The complainant returned the money so received from the students. However, Subashish Baumik has not returned the money so received from the complainant and is not responding to his requests,” said the spokesman.
“During the further enquiry it has come to fore that Subashish Baumik Proprietor M/S AB Global has cheated the complainant and the candidates on the pretext of providing admission in MBBS Course in Weifang Medical University China to 05 candidates and grabbed an amount of Rs. 14.0 lacs in a fraudulent and dishonest manner.”