India, Jan. 13 -- An FIR has been registered against a Kanpur-based firm and its operator in connection with negligence in distribution of free sweaters to students of state government-run primary and junior high schools.

In the FIR, the firm and its operator have been charged under Indian Penal Code (IPC) sections 186 (obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions), 406 (criminal breach of trust), 420 (cheating), 467 (forging official documents), 468 (forgery with purpose of cheating) and 471 (using forged document as genuine).

Lucknow's basic shiksha adhikari (BSA) Amar Kant Singh registered the FIR against the firm and its operator, Ashok Kumar Surekha of Kanpur, with Wazirganj police station here on January 5.

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