Maharashtra: 32-year-old woman clerk booked for Rs 6 lakh fraud at Thane school

Thane: A 32-year-old woman clerk of a school in Thane district of Maharashtra has been booked for allegedly misappropriating students’ fee to the tune of nearly Rs 6 lakh, police said on Tuesday.

According to a complaint filed by the private school’s management, the accused, a resident of Dombivli town, allegedly deleted receipts from the institution’s accounting software of fees collected by her from 61 students between January and December 2018, a police spokesperson said.

Based on the complaint, the police on Monday booked the accused under IPC Sections 408 (criminal breach of trust), 420, (cheating) and 468 (forgery), the official said. No arrest was made so far, the police said, adding that a probe was underway in the case.

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