CHENNAI: Police arrested a retired IAS official on Thursday for cheating people by promising them government jobs in the state.V Mohanraj, 62, had collected Rs 5.5 crore from 106 people.
Police visited Mohanraj’s residence in Anna Nagar extension and brought him to the commissioner’s office.
During inquiries, he confessed to have colluded with Navappan and cheated people promising to get them jobs.
He had paid him Rs 50 lakh to get a medical seat for his daughter.
Officials said Navappan often visited Mohanraj’s office in the city between 2015 and 2016 when the latter was in service.“We collected the entry and exit registers from Mohanraj’s office and statements of the people who saw Navappan visiting.
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