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Gang behind fake insurance claims held in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Police has busted an inter-state gang that allegedly made fake life claims with the arrest of six people, including a assistant sub-inspector, an said today.

The gang members were allegedly behind getting claim of an alive person, identified as Jitendra Singh, by giving his forged death certificates to different companies, the state's Special group (SOG) said.

"The policies from four different companies in the name of And later showed him dead in a road accident by producing fake post- mortem reports and police reports and in the insurance companies," (SOG) Umesh Mishra said.

He added that the accused successfully claimed an insurance of worth Rs 12 lakh from a private insurance company, and received two lakh each from Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana and Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti.

Those accused in the case include Ramesh Chandra, an assistant sub-inspector; Dr Satish Kumar Khandelwal, a senior doctor at the hospital; Chaturbhuj Meena, a lawyer; and three others identified as Raghuraj Singh Chouhan, Rajesh Kumar and

According to Mishra, the whole incident came to light when a from an insurance company -- the one from which the accused did not claim the -- while verification of documents found the report bogus and informed the police about it.

"An FIR in the case was lodged by the ASI of Kotwali police station in October last year.

When probed the matter, was found alive in Prima facie, he too is involved in the matter and would be caught soon," he said.

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First Published: Fri, February 09 2018. 17:25 IST