Pilibhit, Dec 12 (UNI) Three people, including two students, were booked for duping a family to the tune of Rs 4.8 lakh by promising admission in the government ayurvedic college here.
According to police today, college clerk Sanjiv Kumar along with two students Saroj and Ramesh tricked Subhash Pandey of Azamgarh into giving them Rs 4.8 lakh for securing his daughter's admission.
A case was registered against the trio at Kotwali police station yesterday after the victim family narrated the entire episode to the Uttar Pradesh DGP Vikram Singh.
Meanwhile, the accused college official was suspended with immediate effect.
Investigations was on.