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Muskan case: Bihar police chargesheet 5 NGO workers

The police on Monday submitted charge sheet in a local court against five NGO workers accused of misappropriating public funds under the Muskan project, aimed at eradicating child labour in Bihar.



Patna: The police on Monday submitted charge
sheet in a local court against five NGO workers accused of
misappropriating public funds under the Muskan project, aimed
at eradicating child labour in Bihar.

The charge sheet was submitted in the court of Chief
Judicial Magistrate Surendra Pratap Singh who subsequently
transferred the case to the court of Judicial Magistrate Sachi
Mishra for trial.

Mishra has posted the case for hearing on Tuesday.

Five NGO workers -- Akhileshwar Singh, Ajay Kumar
Pandey, Gyan Prakash, Vijendra Tiwari and Swami Jitendra --
were arrested and sent to jail on various charges including
misappropriation of funds.

A complaint of embezzlement of funds was lodged at the
Chief Minister`s Janata Darbar on March 12.

PTI

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