Mumbai: Case registered in opposition to deputy financial institution supervisor for spending Rs 1.85 crore banks cash on on-line playing – Free Press Journal

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The Matunga police have registered a case of forgery in opposition to the deputy financial institution supervisor of Dadar department of a nationalised financial institution for making bogus receipts and siphoning away Rs 1.85 crore from the financial institution. Police stated the accused deputy supervisor claims he spent and misplaced the money in on-line playing. Police are but to arrest him however have began the investigation.

The departmental head of the financial institution, Rajeev Langar, had lately registered a case with the Matunga police station in opposition to Sadashiv Gurud, 31, the deputy financial institution supervisor of Dadar department, beneath part 408 (felony breach of belief by clerk or servant), 409 (felony breach of belief by public servant, or by banker, service provider or agent) and 467 (forgery of invaluable safety, will, and many others) of the Indian Penal Code.

As per the knowledge given to the police, Gurud has been working within the financial institution since 2012. The fraud got here to gentle when the challan checking division from Bandra reached the Dadar department to test why Rs 2.05 crore had been deposited within the Dadar department. “Financial institution officers checked the standing of the quantity and why it had been stored within the Dadar department. On checking, it was discovered that solely Rs 29.16 lakh had been deposited within the financial institution. Langar had visited the Dadar department on November 6, 2021, and shared the small print with the department administrator of the Dadar department. They’d inquired with Gurud, who holds the duty for the transactions and deposits throughout the financial institution,” stated a police officer from the Matunga police station.

Initially, Gurud gave detached responses and claimed he was not conscious concerning the money. Nonetheless, later, he confessed to the crime and stated he had spent the money on on-line playing.
“It was discovered throughout questioning that he had deposited the quantity in three present financial institution accounts and 6 different accounts. He used his two cell phones to switch the money to the accounts. Gurud had used two playing websites the place he had spent the money, that are to be verified. He bought the hyperlink to the playing app from the MK. on-line household group, which he claims, is on Telegram app,” stated a police officer.

Police stated he had transferred the money to 9 completely different financial institution accounts. “He had ready a faux challan or receipt, which he by no means deposited. He had made bogus entries within the money steadiness register and money report. So, the quantity was seen on paper, however was not within the financial institution. The matter is being investigated. The financial institution official who investigated had discovered the forgery and accordingly a case was registered,” stated a police officer.

Deepak Chavan, senior police inspector, Matunga police station, confirming the event, stated, “We’ve registered a case on the grievance of the financial institution officers and are additional investigating the matter. Prima facie it has been discovered that the accused had spent the money on on-line playing. Our crew has began the investigation and can quickly arrest the accused. The image might be clearer as soon as the accused is arrested,” added Chavan.
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