Solar scam accused Saritha Nair arrested


Saritha Nair

Thiruvananthapuram: Kozhikode Kasaba police have arrested Saritha Nair over the controversial solar scam here on Thursday morning. A team of police from Kozhikode reached Thiruvananthapuram to arrest the accused. It is reported that she got arrested for continuously neglecting the warrant on a cheque bounce case.

Warrant exists against Saritha at courts in Alappuzha, Pathanamthitta and Kozhikode. Meanwhile, Kozhikode judicial first class magistrate court issued three warrants. Saritha will be produced before the court on Thursday itself.

As per the case, Saritha had swindled huge amount of money from different people offering to install solar panels. The case was registered at Kozhikode Kasaba police station.

A complainant named Abdul Majeed alleged that Saritha swindled over Rs 42 lakh from him. The court was about to pronounce the verdict on the case last month. But Saritha didn’t appear before the court.

Police had faced severe criticism over delaying Saritha’s arrest even after courts issued multiple warrants against her and she was named accused in the job fraud case.

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