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Two school headmistresses among three booked in cheating case

Cheating case

An FIR has been registered against three members of a school in Ulhasnagar in the district, including two headmistresses

Cheating caseThane (Maha): An FIR has been registered against three members of a school in Ulhasnagar in the district, including two headmistresses, for allegedly swindling over Rs 13 lakh from the school funds, police said today.

The accused have been identified as headmistresses Hema Velani and Geeta Chawla and clerk Hitasha Mansharamani of Sri Gangaram Singh National English School at Ulhasnagar township, senior police inspector V C Dolas of the Vitthalwadi police station said.

One of the trustees Daulat Peshumal Valnani, of the Hyderabad Sindh National Collegiate Board, Mumbai which runs the school had registered a complaint against the trio with the police, after which an FIR was registered.

“According to the complaint, during their service in the Sri Gangaram Singh National English School between 2011 and 2013 the trio had swindled money to the tune of around Rs 13.64 lakh,” Dolas said.

The trio have been booked under sections, including 420 (cheating) and 406 (criminal breach of trust).

No arrest have been made in this connection so far, the police officer said adding that further probe was on.

PTI

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