Bishnupur: A police team of Moirang Police Station under the supervision of OC/Moirang Police Station RK Anilkumar has arrested one accused person for taking money by keeping fake pension book from one farmer named Moirangthem Sanahal Singh (50) of Thamnapokpi Awang.
The arrested person identified as Chongtham Chandramani (66), son of (L) Chongtham Chandrasing of Porompat Kongpal Kongkham is one of many who took a sum of Rs. 14 lakh by keeping fake pension books to Sanahal.
After the arrest, Chandramani was produced before CJM Bishnupur on Thursday and has been remanded to 8 days Police Custody for further investigation.
Chandramani and other accused persons took the Rs. 14 lakh about 3 years back using one fake pension book that was under their real name among other pension books and it came to light while checking the pension books were fake after the money wasn’t paid back.
The I/O of the case SI Kh. Premkumar said that 5 persons have been arrested before and will try to arrest the remaining accused persons.
Moirang Police Station has registered a case under FIR no. 45(10)/2018/MRGPS/419/420/472/511/34 IPC and further investigation is underway.