'IT' Ain't Not Fair!!!

Submitted by Subeditor on Tue, 2015-12-22 19:13 Bengaluru: The Basavanagudi police have arrested a 40-year-old software engineer and his wife for allegedly organising a fake IT job fair and duping over 2,000 unemployed graduates. The suspect Santana Gopalan is a native of Chennai and working in a IT cell of a luxury car company According to police he advertised job fair at APS Commerce College in Basavanagudi by paying a sum of Rs 10,000. The advertisement claimed that top IT companies would be participating and hiring the engineering and business management graduates. Over 2,000 unemployed graduates from Pune, Tamil Nadu ,Kerala and AP had come to the city to try their luck , where Gopalan and his wife Ambika had collected Rs 100 from each candidates as entry fee. Gopalan had even hired few persons to conduct interviews to hoodwink the job aspirants. However luck ran out for him when one of the candidates who suspected something fishy alerted the police, who raided the place and arrested the couple . A detailed questioning led Gopalan to confess that he got an idea of duping unemployed youths after he visited a job fair in the city two months ago. " He tried to justify his crime stating that he just took Rs 100 per student", S D Shashidhar, Inspector, Basavanagudi , said. The police have recovered cash Rs 24,400 from the suspect