FAke IAS remanded to Judicial custody


Dehradun: Ruby Chowdhury, the woman who was accused of faking her identity and staying illegally at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration has been remanded of to 14 days of judicial custody on Saturday.

She was arrested on Friday night on the basis of complaint filed by Satyavir Singh the Administrative officer (security) of the academy at Mussoorie police station about her illegal stay at the IAS training academy. She was produced before court on Saturday where she was remanded to judicial custody.

Ms Cowdhury’s lawyer said, “She has been charged under Sections 420 (cheating), 467 and 468 (forgery), 471 (using forged document), 170 (personating a public servant) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).”

The police had moved an appeal to take the accused into Police custody to which an objection was raised from the past of her lawyer. The next hearing will be held on 6 April.

Chowdhury had accused the Academy’s Deputy Director Saurabh Jain of taking bribe from her for giving her the post of a Librarian at the academy. She also said that she had paid Jain 5 Lakhs and was staying at the academy to get the job. The Deputy Director Saurabh Jain had rubbished all the allegations leveled against him.

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