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Two among ex-beauty contest winner arrested in embezzlement of funds case in Rajasthan

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

Two persons, including a 32-year-old who had won several beauty pageants, was arrested Friday in a case of Rs 2 crore in discom, police said.

Annapurna Sain and her were detained from Ghaziabad, on Thursday, they said.

They have been evading arrests after siphoning-off fund by forging salary sheets of the department employees during March 2017 to October last year.

A case was registered against her at the station of in December last year.

Three persons, including father Virendra Sain, uncle Naresh Sain, were arrested two months ago and another accomplice Bhuvnesh alias was arrested four days ago, police said.

Annapurna Sain and Verma were detained from and were arrested following interrogation, station incharge said.

She had participated in various beauty pageants and was adjudged Mrs Rajasthan and Mrs India Galaxy.

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First Published: Fri, March 15 2019. 22:35 IST