PARADIP: Two employees of Glaze Trading India Pvt Ltd were arrested by Paradip police on Thursday for allegedly duping unemployed youths of lakhs of rupees in the Port Town. They are Rudrananada Birua of Judia in Mayurbhanj and Gautam Gamang of Rayagada in Gajapati district.
According to an FIR filed by Minashi Pani of Kolmalasingh in Gajapati district, the Delhi-based company had opened its branch office in Paradip in 2003 and later it engaged youths from different districts to promote its business in rural areas by selling products at the doorsteps. Birua had collected around `60,000 from three youths, including Pani, to provide jobs in the company. Though the youths got training and were placed at Paradip to work, the accused demanded `20,000 each from them to sell the products.
On Wednesday, Pani and others demanded their money back but the employees refused and threatened them with dare consequence. Following this, Pani lodged an FIR at Paradip police station. A case has been registered under various sections of IPC against four accused of Glaze India. Paradip police station sub-inspector Akshya Kumar Sahu said of the four accused, two were arrested and forwarded to court on Thursday.