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Fake stamps seized from clerk in receipt scam

punjab Updated: Feb 21, 2012 17:25 IST
HT Correspondent

City police have recovered fake stamps from Charanjit Singh, a clerk, who has been arrested in connection with the bogus cash receipt scam in the office of divisional commissioner.

Sources said during the interrogation, the accused clerk revealed about the stamps he used in preparing bogus receipts for the cash submitted by NRIs as fee with letters of power of attorney and bank loan agreement.

The police have already arrested a brother duo of Ajay Soni, owner of SDH Services Company; and Yogesh Soni, owner of Yogesh Services Company; both residents of the New Harbans Nagar area, in the case. Investigations have revealed that SDH service provider company did not deposit Rs 50 lakh in 2010 and Rs 30 lakh in 2011, while the other firm swindled Rs 24 lakh in 2010 and Rs 14 lakh in 2011.

After divisional commissioner Anurag Verma, in a letter to police commissioner Gaurav Yadav, asked the police to conduct an inquiry into the scam, a case was registered against clerk Charanjit Singh.

The police have also arrested Rajesh Anand, a resident of Old Jawahar Nagar and owner of Fair Deal Capital Services, in connection with embezzlement in the divisional commissioner’s office.