Earlier, the CBI had arrested the Protector of Emigrants, Kochi, L Adolfus, suspected to be another key accused in the scam related to recruitment of nurses to Kuwait Health Ministry, for allegedly hatching a conspiracy with Varghese to send them to Kuwait.
The case relates to financial fraud allegedly committed by the Kochi-based agency for recruiting nurses to Kuwait.
The firm had recruited hundreds of nurses in the past one year after collecting Rs 19.50 lakh as fee from each of them.
The agency was supposed to collect only a service charge of Rs 19,500.
The firm is also accused of forcing the applicants, who gave Rs 19.50 lakh, to give in writing that they had collected only the mandatory service charge of Rs 19,500.
The CBI started probing the case after the Income Tax department officials found a large amount of unaccounted money during a raid at the premises of the recruitment agency.
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