FIR against BJP general secretary for fraud

September 4th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) An FIR was registered in Rajasthan’s Udaipur city Tuesday against Bharatiya Janta Party general secretary and sitting legislator Kiran Maheshwari, her husband and 28 others on charges of fraud, police said.

Maheshwari has been accused of defrauding an Udaipur-based man by giving him false information about a woman and luring him into marrying her, they added.

According to police, the case has been registered by Dipak Tapadia, a resident of Bada Bazaar area in Udaipur, some 400 km from Jaipur.

“Tapadia claims that Maheshwari and her husband Satyanarayan Maheshwari introduced her to Priyali Rathi belonging to Mumbai. He also alleges that both acted as mediators in his marriage to Priyali on June 8, 2008,” said Ghantaghar police station in-charge Shankar Lal.

Dipak claimed that he came to know later that Priyali already had a child.

“He says the politician also did not disclose that the girl was her niece. The information regarding the girl’s parents was also false,” said the officer.

He added that the allegations are being verified.

“Tapadia has accused 28 other people who participated in his wedding,” said the officer.

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