3 arrested in marriage scheme scam | Kanpur News


Kanpur: Three persons including a staff of the social welfare department were arrested on Monday by the Barra police in connection with the marriage scheme scam wherein they were allegedly found to be involved in misappropriation of funds.
A clerk of the social welfare department and the in-charge of the marriage grant, a fake applicant and a middleman have been arrested, police said. All the three have been booked under the relevant sections of IPC and sent to the jail after being produced before the magistrate on Monday.
Inspector Barra police station Harmeet Singh said in the case of fraud, one Shiv Govind, a resident of Vikas Nagar, Lucknow, and in-charge of the marriage grant board of the social welfare department, Pradeep Kumar Saini, who made the fake application, and the broker Shekhar Sachan, who got the setting between the fake applicant and the panel in-charge done have been arrested.



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