Uttar Pradesh's retired armyman booked in Muzaffarnagar for joining force using fake identity

A man served in the army for 33 years and two years after his retirement, the police will now inquire whether he joined the force on the basis of fake documents.

PTI July 23, 2017 18:01:40 IST
Uttar Pradesh's retired armyman booked in Muzaffarnagar for joining force using fake identity

Muzaffarnagar (Uttar Pradesh): A man served in the army for 33 years and two years after his retirement, the police will now inquire whether he joined the force on the basis of fake documents.

Uttar Pradeshs retired armyman booked in Muzaffarnagar for joining force using fake identity

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A case was registered against the retired jawan on the directive of a court on Saturday, he said.

The accused, a resident of Nirali village in the district, served the army for 33 years and was drawing a pension for last two years in the name of another person, said Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar Singh.

An RTI activist had filed a petition in the court, alleging that the accused got into the army using forged documents 35 years ago.

The police has started the investigation.

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