Ludhiana: FIR against nursing college principal, accountant for ‘duping students’

The inquiry conducted by ACP Atam Nagar has found that the college allegedly duped 22 students of Rs 65,000 each and also wasted their two academic years.

By: Express News Service | Ludhiana | Published:August 15, 2016 2:34 am

Police Sunday registered an FIR against the principal and accountant of Sigma College of Nursing for allegedly duping the students. A case under sections 420 and 120-B of IPC has been registered at Shimlapuri police station.

The inquiry conducted by ACP Atam Nagar has found that the college allegedly duped 22 students of Rs 65,000 each and also wasted their two academic years.

The case has been registered following the complaint of a student, Kulwinder Kaur of Janta Nagar. Twenty-one more students submitted complaint afterwards. Sub-Inspector Sanjiv Kapoor, SHO at police station Shimlapuri, said the students alleged that during admission in nursing course, principal Santosh Malik and accountant Ujagar Singh charged Rs 65,000 from each student.

The accused , however, did not submit the fee with the university following which they were not allowed to sit for the examination, the students have further said.

When contacted, the legal department head of the college said the case is “frivolous” and that “a writ in High Court is pending”. The SHO added that college director Chander Bhanot has also been summoned for further enquiry.

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