Mumbai, 4th August 2022: A case of fraudulent recruitment into the Naval Police came to light recently, master-minded by an individual claiming to be Captain Sameer Singh of the Indian Navy. The individual reportedly offered young candidates fake employment in the Indian Navy for security guards.
A preliminary investigation conducted by Naval Police revealed that the individual used a fake Ministry of Defence letter, indicating INS Kunjali, situated at Colaba, Mumbai, as being the recruitment and work place. The individual operates from Ambernath (East) and used his location to transact money, uniforms and other required paper work. He took money from innocent aspirants as application fees and for issue of uniforms and fake Identity Cards, promising them jobs as security guards.
On 02 August 2022, a Naval Police team was deputed to Ambernath to conduct a preliminary enquiry into the case. It approached Shivaji Nagar Police Station, Ambernath (East), and lodged a formal complaint, requesting the police to apprehend the individual at the earliest and register an FIR against him.