"In every class, in every society professional beggars are found. So, everyone knows that some of these beggars entered the riot camps,” Ahmed said.

“The victims were given Rs 15 lakhs and jobs. But the people being shown in the camps were professional beggars,” he alleged.

Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party government has been facing flak for the plight of the Muzaffarnagar riot victims with several parties criticizing the state government over the difficult circumstances in the relief camps.

(Agencies)

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