Fake RCs: Three ex-SDMs among 8 booked in Fatehabad

Fake RCs: Three ex-SDMs among 8 booked in Fatehabad

The Haryana Government has extended the last date for the registration for the common eligibility test (CET) for Group C and D posts till May 31. The deadline was March 31 earlier. - File photo

Hisar, April 6

Three former Sub-divisional Magistrates (SDMs) and two employees of the vehicle registration office have been booked on the charge of issuing fake registration certificates (RCs) in Fatehabad district.

A police spokesperson said the Chief Minister’s flying squad today carried out a raid at the SDM’s office and found that RCs were issued on fake documents.

The case under Sections 120-B, 201, 420, 467, 468 and 471 of the IPC was registered on the complaint by subinspector Rajesh Kumar of the CM’s flying squad. The accused have been identified as former Fatehabad SDMs Satbir Singh Jangu, Sanjay Bishnoi and Surjeet Nain. Jangu and Nain have retired, while Bishnoi is posted as the Deputy Municipal Commissioner in Jind.

The other accused are two former clerks — Om Prakash Sihag and Rajesh Khatak — and three others — Ramesh and Bhim Singh, both residents of Fatehabad district, and Shamshir Alam Khan of Bihar. The complaint mentioned the accused issued five fake RCs in 2018, 2019 and 2020. — TNS

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