BHOPAL : Fraudulent cash withdrawal from bank by making forged signature of account holder has come into notice on Friday in Hanumanganj police. Hanumanganj police have arrested a youth for withdrawing money from bank account of employer and wholesale trader (grain merchant) fraudulently.
Investigating officer SI JP Tripathi said, “Santosh used to work with Dayachand Chandwani’s Suraj Traders, Jumerati. He left the job six month ago after stealing six cheques. He withdrew month through one cheque by making forged signature of account holder (Dayachand) from Allahabad bank. Dayachand made stop-payment for remaining cheques. Dayachand got another fresh cheque book issued from bank. Somehow, Santosh knew the serial number of new cheque book and made change in serial number of stolen cheque. He made digit eight in place of digit three or digit in place of seven by overwriting on stolen cheque and like this. And he withdrew Rs 3.24 lakh from bank account of Dayachand.”
Grain merchant Dayachand lodged the complaint with police. Some Promod is bank agent and he facilitates the customers in opening the bank account. Accused Santosh has tuning with Pramod. Santosh has been arrested and more bank employees are under scanner, IO added.