Bank officials booked for embezzlement

Srinagar: Police has booked a bank manager and clerk for alleged embezzlement of Rs 21 lakh.
The Crime Branch of Kashmir, registered an FIR against Latief Ahmad Chalko, then manager Baramulla Centre Cooperative Bank (BCCB) and Ghulam Rasool Dar, a resident of Hajan Langate, the then clerk of the bank for alleged embezzlement of Rs 21 lakh in the Tangdar and Sopore branch of the bank.
A statement issued by Crime Brach said that preliminary investigation have found that the embezzlement amount was transferred and credited into various accounts before being withdrawn using fraudulent means.
The bank accounts of dead were used to carry this fraud and the record keeping books; ledgers, day books, account sheets, opening forms were also manipulated by the accused, it said.
Besides, the accused have used one more account of without the consent of account holder to withdraw money.


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