The Uttar Pradesh Police’s Special Task Force on Wednesday mentioned it has arrested another individual in reference to the Rs 9.72-crore fraud associated to a state animal husbandry division tender. A staff of Lucknow STF arrested accused Amit Mishra alias Rinku from the Kalindi Kunj flyover on the Noida-Delhi border on Tuesday night following a tip-off, it mentioned.
“Mishra, who carried a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head, is a key aide of main accused Ashish Rai,” the company mentioned in a press release. A local of Amethi district, Mishra was staying in Haryana’s Faridabad, it mentioned.
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The current case, which has come to be often known as the UP animal husbandry rip-off, was lodged on the idea of a criticism lodged by an Indore-based businessman, Manjeet Singh Bhatia, alleging that he was duped of Rs 9.72 crore on the pretext of awarding him a young of the animal husbandry division.
After the registration of the case at Lucknow’s Hazratganj police station below numerous sections of the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act, the STF started probing the case. It has to date arrested over 10 individuals together with the son of a politician and the private secretary of a minister.