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Family members of impersonator go missing

Statesman News Service | Dehradun |

The family members of a female, who posed as a male to cheat and marry two girls in Uttarakhand, have gone missing from their village in Dhampur (Uttar Pradesh). As the incident about Krishna Sen surfaced the family members decided to flee to unknown destinations. A team of Uttarakhand Police visited Dhampur in district Bijnor and found the house of Krishna Sen locked.

Twenty-six-year-old Krishna Sen alas Sweety was arrested by police for demanding dowry in Haldwani (Nainital) on 14 February. When the Nainital Police quizzed Krishna they were surprised she the accused claimed that she is a female not male. Her medical was conducted and tests proved that Krishna is a female. The incident of a woman posing as male and cheating two women by marrying them created shockwaves.

Inspector B.L Viswakarma of Nainital Police said, “Our team recently visited Dhampur for investigations and found the house of Krishna Sen locked. The neighbours informed our team that the family enjoys poor reputation.”

The family members are co-accused in the case as many attended the first wedding of Krishna with a Kathgodam based girl in 2014. The marriage took place in a popular banquet hall in Haldwani and about 50 persons from the bridegroom side participated in the function. Another team of Nainital Police has been dispatched for Delhi.

Krishna Sen cheated two girls from Kathgodwam by acting as male. Sen took Rs 8.50 Lakh from inlaws for setting up a bulb manufacturing unit. After separating from first wife, Krishna conducted second marriage last year. The case of Krishna Sen offers suspense as how she was helped by her family members in the cheating.

The Police found a total transaction of Rs 22 Lakh in the bank account of Krishna Sen. According to sources some notes of fixed deposit worth Rs 50 Lakh was also found in a note book of the arrested woman.