Nagpur: A businessman in the city was duped to the tune of Rs 18.50 lakh by three Bank of India (BoI) employees. The three BoI employees withdrew the amount of Rs 18,50,000 from the businessman’s account by way of fraudulent transaction. The three BoI employees have been booked under various sections of IPC and IT Act. The role of Vodafone Company has also allegedly come under shadow in the offence.
According to police, father of complainant Raghav Sandeep Singhal (23), resident of Uma System, Byramji Town, Nagpur, has an account in Pratap Nagar Branch of Bank of India in the name of Umasan Enterprises Company. The three accused BoI employees Ranjit Omprakash Yadav, Bank of India Gwalior, Kush Nehru Mukherjee, BoI Kolkata and Anil Mukesh Sharma, BoI Gwalior, by way of a fraudulent transaction withdrew Rs 18.50 lakh from the account of Umasan Enterprises. The telecom company, without any verification and without notice deactivated sim card of complainant’s father and also activated his Internet connection. This alleged act on the part of Vodafone facilitated the three accused withdraw the big amount from the account of Umasan Enterprises fraudulently. However, there is no clear-cut action that could pinpoint role of Vodafone Company in the offence. It is part of a thorough investigation.
Pratap Nagar PSI Sheikh, acting on the complaint, has booked the three Bank of India employees under Section 420 of the IPC and Sections 66(A)(C)(D) of Information Technology Act and probing the matter further.