– Photo: Amar Ujala.
The couple, who cheated many people in the name of getting a medicine shop and contract in Gorakhpur AIIMS, was presented by the police in the court on Tuesday, from where they were sent to jail.
It is reported that before being sent to jail, the accused misled the police during interrogation, but later revealed the name of one of their relatives. Now the police is verifying whether the accused have taken his name to implicate him, or whether he really has any role in this case.
The arrested accused Rajiv Tiwari and Shipra Tiwari are residents of Hadila village of Mail police station area of Deoria. According to the information, the accused extorted cash from many people by luring them in the name of getting them contracts and shops in AIIMS. Some of these people were also given the promise of jobs. After the first case came to light in Gorakhnath area, the police also registered a case in Chiluatal, Cantt police station. The accused were absconding for about two and a half years.
Meanwhile, SOG Gorakhpur got information that the accused were building luxurious houses with the fraudulent money. On this information, the police left for Deoria and caught both the accused.