HYDERABAD: A young woman’s attempt to con her boyfriend into marrying her by posing as a staff nurse ended up as a cheating case. Police slapped cases of cheating and impersonation against her. A widow, M Shivani (33) from Karmanghat, told her boyfriend that she was a staff nurse at Gandhi Hospital, and was earning Rs 25,000 per month.
Determined to get married to him, Shivani wanted to prove it. A few days back, she shopped for an apron and a stethoscope at Koti.
Donning a spick and span white apron, and with a stethoscope slung around her neck, Shivani met her partner and had tea with him in the hospital’s canteen on Saturday. She was set to meet him again on Monday in the hospital premises, said G Balakrishna, detective SI at Chilkalguda Police Station.
Prior to the meeting, she was making rounds in Out-Patient (OP) Block. Going by her appearance and unfamiliarity, security personnel grew suspicious. Shivani scolded them when the security personnel demanded her details.
Later, she was handed over to Chilkalguda Police. She confessed to the police that she was impersonating as a staff nurse to impress her boyfriend.
The Police registered cases cases against her under IPC section 419, and 420, for cheating The woman is a widow, and has a son. She lives alone in Karmanghat, and the child lives with his grand-mother at Mahbubnagar.
Shivani was in relationship with a person named Akhil, a fruit vendor at Dilsukhnagar, for the past one year. Police said that she passed tenth standard, and works as housekeeper.