Vijayawada: Agent dupes 42 people of Rs 1 crore

Vijayawada: Dreams of over 42 persons to work in Israel were shattered after the agent they trusted abandoned them in Mumbai on Sunday. Over 82 persons, all natives of various villages in West Godavari and East Godavari, approached an unauthorised agent  D. Ravi Reddy, based in Vijayawada, and a native of Undi village in West Godavari few months ago. While 40 of them managed to go ahead to Israel with the help of other agents 42 others returned to Vijayawada and approached commissioner of police A.B. Venkateswara Rao on Monday morning.