The accused Raj Gupta, used to take anywhere between Rs 1,000 and Rs 7,000 from the people.
New Delhi: A man has been arrested for allegedly duping people on the pretext of speeding up their application process for the Ladli Scheme of the Delhi government.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (south-west) Surender Kumar said following a complaint, the accused, Raj Gupta, 34, was arrested on June 25 from the Palam area.
According to the police, the accused had duped many by taking money from them in the name of the scheme. He used to take the money on the pretext of getting their work done. Soon after taking money from the people, the accused used to shift his base.
Gupta used to take anywhere between Rs 1,000 and Rs 7,000 from the people. He had recently shifted his office from Vikaspuri to Noida. Around 200 forms of the scheme have been seized from his possession, the police said.
Under the scheme, a financial aid is provided to girls in term deposits - Rs 11,000 if she was born in a hospital or Rs 10,000 if the delivery took place at home and subsequently, an amount of Rs 5,000 is deposited to her account whenever she crosses any of the following milestones - classes I, VI, IX, XI and XII.