Indore : The Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Dewas released director of a firm when he deposited the pending amount.

The EPFO had sent several notices and reminders to Manoj Choudhary, director of Kanhaiya Construction, Dewas to deposit the PF due of the employees but the firm did not pay heed t them.

Finally, the Dewas police arrested Choudhary and produced before the Recovery Officer and Assistant PF Commissioner Govind Sharma, who asked him either deposit the dues or go to jail.

Choudhary deposited pending dues of Rs 51,601 and was released.

Ajay Mehra, Regional PF Commissioner, said that the department would not spare the defaulters. The department has recovered dues from several firms by attaching their bank accounts.

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