Nagpur: A group of 12 persons defrauded Indian Overseas Bank, Hanuman Nagar Branch, to the tune of Rs 2.64 crore by procuring loans with the help of forged income tax returns and other bogus documents.
The 12 accused have been identified as Shabina Arshad Khan, Arshad Hasan Khan, both residents of Plot No. 379, Panchsheel Nagar, Shahid Ahmed Jimal Ahmed Khan, Wasim Ahmed Jimal Ahmed Khan, both residents of Ekta Colony, Yadav Nagar, Sangita Sanjay Itankar, Jayant Dharmaraj Itankar, residents of Plot No. 20, Parvati Nagar, Yogesh Mahadeo Wandhre of Shesh Nagar, Kharbi Road, Sheikh Gufan Ali, Afsar Ajam Ali, both residents of Plot No. 65, ndiban Colony, Bada Tajbagh, Rehana Ismail Sheikh of Ajni Railway Quarter No. 491/B, Vakil Jimal Ahmed Khan, and Rani Wasim Ahmed Khan, both residents of 21/241, Ekta Colony, Yadav Nagar. The accused approached Hanuman Nagar Branch of Indian Overseas Bank and sought loans for purchasing plots in Shubhgruha Housing Society. All the accused submitted forged income tax returns and other bogus documents and procured loans of Rs 2.64 crore. However, when the fraud came to the notice of the bank, in case was registered with Imambada Police against the accused.
Imambada PSI V V Narwade, based on investigations and complaint of Devrao Urkuda Maundekar of Ekta Colony, Yadav Nagar, booked all the 12 accused under Sections 420, 468, 471, 34 of the IPC and launched a probe.