Published On : Fri, Jul 22nd, 2016

3 arrested for cheating IDBI Bank account holder of Rs 24.42 lakh


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Sitabuldi police have arrested three persons on the charges of forgery and withdrawing a huge amount from the bank account of a man. The arrested accused are Anand Babulal Gupta (30), Rajesh Jagdeesh Satpute (36), both residents of Ambazari Hill Top and Ramdev Appaldev Lakoti (31) of Gayatrinagar. The three accused have been charged with forging cheques and encashing them for withdrawal of Rs 24.42 lakh from Dharampeth Branch of IDBI Bank. On the basis of a complaint lodged by the victim Vivek Vasantrao Gadkari, the three fraudsters were arrested.

The complainant Vivek Gadkari (54), resident of Raghukul Apartment, Karvey Nagar, Wardha Road, told police that the accused Anand Gupta, Rajesh Satpute and Ramdev Lakoti prepared forged cheques in the name of one Brijmohan Maparia holding account in Agra-based branch of IDBI Bank and deposited the cheque for encashment in the account of Shree Agency, run by the brother of one of the accused. With this forged cheque, the accused withdrew Rs 24.42 lakh. Thus the accused defrauded the account holder Brijmohan Maparia as well as the IDBI Bank.

Sitabuldi API, acting on the complaint, booked the three accused under Sections 465, 467, 471, 420, 511, 34 of IPC and placed them under arrest.