A man served in the Army for 33 years and two years after his retirement, the police will now inquire whether he joined the force on the basis of fake documents.
A case was registered against the retired jawan on the directive of a court yesterday, he said.
The accused, a resident of Nirali village in the district, served the army for 33 years and was drawing a pension for last two years in the name of another person, said Circle Officer Rajesh Kumar Singh.
An RTI activist had filed a petition in the court, alleging that the accused got into the Army using forged documents 35 years ago.
The police has started the investigation.
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