IMD scientist lodged cheating case against cook for lying about her caste

ST Correspondent
Friday, 8 September 2017

A case was lodged under Section 419, 352 of the Indian Penal Code against Nirmala Yadav, who stays in Dhayari. 

Pune: A reputed scientist Medha Khole (50) working with the India Meteorological Department has lodged a case of cheating against her cook for identifying herself by a different name. 

In her complaint to Sinhagad Road police, she said that in 2016, she hired a female cook who had identified herself as Nirmala Kulkarni but later she came to know that she is Nirmala Yadav.

Based on which a case was lodged under Section 419 (Punishment for cheating by personation), 352 (Punishment for assault or criminal force) of the Indian Penal Code against Nirmala Yadav who stays in Dhayari. 

The complaint copy of Khole stated that in 2016, she had gone at Nirmala’s home in Dhayari and verified that she is Nirmala Kulkarni and is also a ‘Suhasini –  One with a husband’. Later on Wednesday the complainant’s ‘guruji’ informed her about Nirmala that her name is Yadav and not Kulkarni. 

Following which the complainant reached Nirmala’s home and questioned her about her name when Nirmala abused Khole, who then lodged a case against her. Sinhagad Road police are investigating the case. Medha Khole did not respond to phone calls made by the Sakal Times scribe.


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