Lucknow: A person has been arrested on Tuesday in connection with illegal money collection in Bhopal by giving fake receipts for the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. This investigation has been done by the police on the complaint of Vishwa Hindu Parishad officials.
Additional Superintendent of Police Rajesh Bhadoria said that a case under Section 420 has been registered against Manish Rajput at Ashok Garden Police Station for collecting illegal money by giving fake coupons for the construction of the temple. He said that the police has taken Rajput into police custody and he is being interrogated. This investigation has been done on the written complaint of Yatendra Pal Singh Badaun, District-cum-Minister of Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP).
The Vishwa Hindu Parishad has been authorized to collect aid money for the construction of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. Bhadauria said that when Vishwa Hindu Parishad officials arrived at Shashank Jaiswal’s shop in Friends Colony in Ashoka Garden police station area on January 31, he saw a case of forgery. The shop operator said that a person named Manish Rajput has already taken the amount from them. The owner of the shop also showed the donation receipt to the VHP officials. The name of ‘umi Ram Bhumi Sankalp Society Bhopal’ was written on the receipt given by Shashank Jaiswal. The receipt was not authorized by the Ram Janmabhoomi Nyas. VHP officials complained to the police. Releasing it, the police arrested Manish Rajput. Police said Manish had informally taken a support fund of Rs 151 from the shop operator for the construction of the Ram temple.