ED arrests three people in scholarship scam in UP latest news today in hindi

Trending News: ED arrests three people in UP scholarship scam

Latest Update 27/04/2023: The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested  accu3sed in the scholarship scam, Izhar Hussain Jafri, Ali Abbas Jafri & Ravi Prakash Gupta. The court has ordered the 3 accused to be handed over to ED's custody for five days. Now, these 3 will be questioned about other persons involved in the scam.

The 3 arrested accused were associated with Hyjia Group of Colleges & executed the scam in association with Fino Payments Bank. On 16 February, the ED had exposed a scholarship scam of about 150 crores by raiding 10 educational institutions in several districts of UP including Lucknow, Hardoi, Farrukhabad & Barabanki.

  • Order to hand over in custody for five days
  • Raids were conducted in 10 institutions of the state

ED arrests 3 people in UP Scholarship Scam notification latest news update 2023 in hindi

The ED found in the investigation that 3 accused were fraudulently receiving scholarship amount by using Aadhaar & bank details of ineligible persons posing as students. During investigation, it was also learned that many such candidates were not even aware of availing benefits of any type scheme in their name.

Ravi Prakash Gupta, Izhar Hussain Jafri & Ali Abbas Jafri conspired with the agents of Fino Payment Bank to divert the scholarship amount from the accounts of students to the bank accounts of Hygia Group of Colleges & other individuals and institutions. All 3 illegally kept ATM cards & passbooks etc. of the alleged beneficiary students with them.