Published On : Wed, Aug 3rd, 2016

Lawyer, valuer, 17 others booked for duping Vidarbha Konkan Gramin Bank of Rs 2.31 crore

vkgb-LOGONagpur: In a well-planned conspiracy, a group of 19 unscrupulous persons, including a lawyer of the cooperative bank and a valuer, forged documents of properties and duped Vidarbha Konkan Gramin Bank to the tune of Rs 2.31 crore by way of procuring loans. All the 19 accused have been booked.

The accused Ganpat Mahadeo Dhoke, Raju Manikrao Chinchkhede, Vikas Ramkrishna Bhute, Chandraprabha Manohar Sonavane, Anupama Manohar Sonavane, Mukesh Dhruvkumar Meshram, Himani Shalikram Meshram, Satish Prabhudas Dongre, Divakar Maroti Meshram, Asha Divakar Meshram, Rakeshprasad Udayraj Shahu, Soni Rakeshprasad Shahu, Irgesh Nathhuji Mathlon, Sameer Manohar Wankhede, Hemraj Raju Wankhede, Meena Madhukar Wankhede, Madhukar Mahadeo Wankhede, A A Kashikar (Lawyer of the bank) and Mundle (Valuer of the bank) conspired with each other and forged documents of different properties belonging to other persons. Later, the accused submitted the fake documents to Pardi Branch of Vidarbha Konkan Gramin Bank and procured varying loans to the tune of Rs 2.31 crore. Surprisingly, the lawyer of the bank A A Kashikar and valuer Mundle actively participated in the conspiracy of forging documents and facilitating loans from the bank to the accused.

On the basis of a complaint lodged by Harish Ramnarayan Jhargar (57) of the bank and subsequent investigation, Kalamna WPSI Kokane has booked all the accused under Sections 420, 467, 468, 471, 34 of the IPC and probing the matter further.