Many merchant navy aspirants duped by Maritime Academy
Noida: As many as 400 merchant navy aspirants from 12 different cities of India have alleged that a recruitment agency had held them captive for four days in Noida in Uttar Pradesh.
These aspirants were rescued by the police from DGM Maritime Academy. They had paid Rs two lakh each for getting the job, said superintendent of police (SP) Dharmendra Yadav.
According to police sources, mails were sent to all these aspirants about the job and were asked to deposit the money in the account of the academy. These aspirants have also alleged that they were forced to clean toilets and bathroom of the academy.
The police have arrested Hemvant Singh, who is the owner of this academy. Further investigation is underway.