Life insurance scam | Brothers arrested in Barpeta

Safik Ahmed

Barpeta: Police arrested two brothers from Kalgachia for illegally buying life insurance policy in the name of a dead person by forging autopsy reports.

A team led by Barpeta deputy superintendent of police, Samiran Baishya arrested Hurmoz Ali and Amjad Ali in relation with the case.

As per reports, both the brothers bought a fake life insurance policy in the name of a dead person identified as Moinuddin Ahmed, a resident of Patlikuchi and later claimed and withdrew the money.

Both the accused had submitted fake death certificates and bought a Birla Sun Life Insurance policy of Rs 10,490,000.

It may be mentioned that the district police had seized several documents and autopsy reports from the Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed Medical College and Hospital (FAAMCH) in connection to the Rs 500 crore insurance scam.

Two government doctors, one village headman and nine others were recently arrested in relation with the scam.