2:34 am : 2.Sep.2014

Crime News

Prev Next
Advertise On YP FFx300x150

TB Banner3 2

We Invite 300x150

Bihar NGO director arrested for Rs.150 crore fraud

FraudPatna June 13 (Agency)

The director of a Patna-based NGO was arrested here Wednesday for allegedly being part of a racket that collected over Rs.150 crore from farmers and students in Bihar on the promise of giving them jobs, police said.

 

Rudra Dev Pratap of the NGO Muskan Pariyojna, who had been absconding for nearly two years, was arrested near the Patna railway station, a police official said.

 

"He was arrested on a tip-off that he was visiting Patna after a long time," he said.

 

Pratap was one of the five people accused of collecting Rs.150 crore from about 4,000 students and farmers for training them in cattle rearing and dairy farming and then getting them jobs at the panchayat and block levels.

 

Four of the accused are in jail.

 

Pratap, who is in his early 40s, had started Muskaan Pariyojna in Delhi in early 2000 and later shifted to Patna.

 

According to police, between April 2007 and March 2010, the NGO duped youths with promises of jobs from district and block levels to villages, charging Rs.18,500 to Rs.28,500 for a post.

For More Latest News - Scroll Down

Punjab And Around
Punjab Transfers
Page Three
India And Abroad
Sikhs Abroad
Sikh Issues
Punjabi Music
Punjabi Cinema
Video Gallery
Movie Reviews
Education
Sports
Bollywood
Small Screen
Music
Hollywood
Fashion
Health And Fitness
Seriously Speaking
Guest Column
What And When
Nano News
E Books
Books And Literature
Yespunjab Editorials
Yespunjab Specials
Nri Panorma
Travel
Trade And Industry
New Products
Info For You
Handpicked For U
Punjabi Section
Ajj Nama
About Us
Contact Us
Useful Links