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Social welfare scam: FIR filed against 12 officials

The social welfare department lodged a criminal case against twelve officials.

Written by Agencies | Muzaffarnagar |
August 7, 2012 8:56:12 pm

The social welfare department here lodged a criminal case against twelve officials including a former district social welfare officer and three public sector bank managers for their alleged involvement in a multi-crore rupee scam.

An FIR was filed against twelve officials yesterday including former social welfare officer Gayasuddin,United Bank of India manager Dalip Kumar,Bank of Baroda managers Mahendra Singh and Bhopal Singh for opening 30 fake bank accounts in the scam of about Rs 45 crores,District Social Welfare Officer R S Yadav said here today.

They have been booked for the offences punishable under sections 420 (cheating),467 (forgery of valuable security or will),468 (forgery for purpose of cheating),471 (using as genuine a forged document or electronic record),409 (criminal breach of trust by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code,he added.

Former district social welfare officer,Rinku Singh Rahi,had alleged a multi-crore scam in the social welfare department by staging a dharna in Lucknow in 2002.

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