Nagpur: Justice Bhushan Gavai and Justice Swapna Joshi, at the high court here, have issued notice to the respondents – State principal secretary (home), city police commissioner, PSO, Sitabuldi, branch manager, ICICI Bank at Civil Lines, Nagpur and CEO of the Bank at Mumbai, to show cause by April 25 next, in reply to the criminal writ petition filed by a NRI from Nagpur and employed in Saudi Arab, Abdul Gani Malik alleging misappropriation to the tune of 7 lakh from his NRI account in the said bank by certain account holders in collusion with bank officials.
The petitioner has prayed for court’s direction for probe into his case by the CBI and culprits be punished according to law. He has prayed that the concerned bank manager be directed to deposit 7.06 lakh in his bank account with 18 pc interest from October 12, 2015 till the date of actual deposit.
Further, he is seeking damages/compensation as per law, for mental torture and harassment.
The petitioner’s allegation is that on October 12, 2015, that 5 account holders in the bank and named by him in the petition, who use Infinity Banking , have withdrawn the amount in collusion with the bank officials in the branch.
In the statement supplied by the bank all details of withdrawal from the petitioner’s account have been given. Advocate Dr A H Jamal appeared for the petitioner. APP Ms Deshmukh waived notice on behalf of the respondents.