CBI REGISTERS TWO SEPARATE CASES AGAINST TWO BANK OFFICIALS; PRIVATE PERSONS & OTHERS AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES AT 13 PLACES
CBI Press Release New Delhi, 02.01.2017
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Branch Manager & then Senior Manager, both working in Bank of India, Ghoddod Road, Branch, Surat(Gujarat); a Proprietor of Surat based private firm & others and unknown others. The second case was registered against Proprietor of Surat based private firm & Others and unknown officials of Surat Peoples Co-op Bank, Main Branch, Surat.
In the first case, it was alleged that the accused entered into criminal conspiracy and committed forgery in the bank account opening of a firm at Surat and a cash deposit of Rs.24.35 crores(approx) was made in said account after 08.11.2016 by a Proprietor of a Surat based private firm. In another case, it was alleged that the accused committed forgery in the bank account opening of a private firm and cash deposit of Rs.36.17 crore(approx) was made in said account after 08.11.2016 also by Proprietor of a Surat based private firm. It was further alleged that in both cases, the cash deposits made were further transferred to accounts of co-accused by way of RTGS transfers.
Searches were conducted today in both the cases at 13 places including Surat. Further investigation is continuing.