CBI books man for collecting donations in Modi’s name

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New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against a Haryana resident and others on charge of collecting money by misusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s name, an official said on Friday.

The agency registered the case on Thursday against J.P. Singh, who claims to be President of Faridabad-based Narendra Modi Vichar Manch, and some unidentified persons on charges of criminal conspiracy and cheating under the Indian Penal Code.

The FIR said J.P. Singh and his accomplices had been cheating people by demanding/collecting donations fraudulently by inducement and misusing Modi’s name between 2015 and 2017.

The accused was maintaining a website www.nmvmindia.org with a picture of the Prime Minister.

–IANS

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