Dehradun, Mar 4: Dehradun Police have arrested Ruby Choudhary, the woman who allegedly posed as an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) probationer and stayed at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA) in Mussoorie.
She allegedly stayed for over six months without the knowledge of the authorities on a fake identity card. [Mussoorie academy's official gave me fake ID: Woman imposter]
A case of cheating, forgery and impersonating a public servant has been registered against Ruby.
Police team visited Chaudhry's native Kutba-Kutbi village in Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh to record statements of her family members.
The arrest came after a day she accused authorities of shielding deputy director of the academy Saurabh Jain and threatened to commit suicide if she denied justice. [Woman impostor at IAS academy threatens suicide if denied justice]
Alleging a collective effort by the authorities to save the influential IAS officer, Ruby had demanded an objective probe into the incident.
Ruby maintained that she was introduced to Jain by Minister of State for Textiles Santosh Gangwar's personal assistant.
She also had accused the Deputy Director of having taken a bribe of Rs five lakh from her in three instalments for issuing her the ID card to facilitate her stay at the institute. She had also said that she was offered Rs 5 crore as bribe. [Paid Rs 5 lakh bribe, says imposter who illegally stayed at IAS academy]
The documents seized from room, video recording, photographic and CCTV footage are being closely investigated, police said.