Bhopal, Feb. 2 -- Madhya Pradesh Police booked a 30-year-old man in Bhopal on Tuesday for allegedly holding a fake collection drive for the construction of Ram's temple in Ayodhya, said police.

The FIR has been registered against Manish Rajput, 30, a resident of Ashoka Garden, under sections 420 (cheating) and 120 b (punishment of criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code, said Rajesh Bhadoria, additional superintendent of police (ASP), Bhopal. The police are trying to nab the accused.

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The ASP said, "Yatendra Pal Singh, a local leader with the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP), lodged a complaint with the police two days ago stating that Rajput, who ...