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CBI registers case against three former assistant managers of Assam Gramin Vikash Bank

BNE News Desk , June 26, 2024
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Guwahati: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against four accused, including three Assistant Managers and one office assistant, all working at Assam Gramin Vikash Bank's Madhapur Branch in Jorhat. 

The accused are accused of entering a criminal conspiracy to fraudulently cause a loss to the bank. They are accused of dishonestly and fraudulently sanctioning and disbursing amounts in fictitious Self Help Group (SHG) loan accounts and transferring the proceeds to the savings bank account of one of the accused Assistant Managers. 

In pursuance of the said conspiracy, it has been alleged, the accused dishonestly and fraudulently, sanctioned and disbursed amounts in fictitious Self Help Group (SHG) loan accounts and transferred the proceeds of the same to the saving bank account of one of the accused then assistant managers and other bank accounts. The accused thereby caused an alleged wrongful loss to the bank of over Rs 8.2 crore and corresponding gain to themselves.

The CBI conducted searches at seven locations in Assam, including their residential and official premises in Jorhat, Tinsukia, Dibrugarh, and West Bengal, resulting in the recovery of incriminating documents.

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