Chennai: A former Air India employee from Kerala was arrested here today for allegedly promising jobs for cash.
Vijis Xavier, a former Customer Service Assistant with the Air India, was arrested based on a complaint that he had promised 19 persons appointments as Customer Service Assistant and Customer Relations Officer in the national carrier in return for money, police said.
He had collected sums ranging between Rs two lakh to Rs four lakh from each person and accumulated Rs 54 lakh.
The complainant had sought action against Xavier since he neither ensured employment as promised, nor return the money, a city police release said.
He was leading a 'lavish' life in his home state of Kerala with the duped money and was arrested today when he visited the city, police said.
Police urged job aspirants to not to part with money to persons promising jobs for cash in any firm.