Kendrapara (Odisha): Secretary of a private residential college in Kendrapara town of Odisha was arrested today on charges of cheating and misappropriating money from students.
Around 60 students and their guardians filed an FIR with the Kendrapara Sadar police station yesterday and alleged the secretary of a local college refused to provide transfer certificates, other documents and money to them after the rented college building was locked by the house owner recently due to non-payment of rent, said Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) of Kendrapara, Purnachandra Pradhan.
“They also alleged that college secretary Umesh Sahoo abused them when they demanded their money back. Acting on the FIR of the students and their parents, we have arrested Sahoo today under sections 420 (cheating), 294 (using obscene language) and 506 (criminal intimation). The case is being investigated,” he said.
The arrested person was produced before the Court of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) in Kendrapada on Saturday. The court rejected his bail application and remanded him in jail custody, added the police officer. PTI
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