4 including three managers of Assam Gramin Vikash Bank booked by CBI for alleged fraud

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Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against four accused including three then Assistant Managers and one then Office Assistant (Multi-Purpose), all working in Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Madhapur Branch, Jorhat, on the allegations of entering a criminal conspiracy among themselves and unknown others for fraudulently causing loss to the bank. In pursuance of the said conspiracy, it has been alleged, accused dishonestly and fraudulently, sanctioned and disbursed amounts in fictitious Self Help Group (SHG) loan accounts and transferred the proceeds of the same to 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 Rs.8,28,42,900/- (approx.) and corresponding gain to themselves.

CBI conducted searches at 7 places in Assam including at the residential and official premises of accused at Jorhat, Tinsukia and Dibrugarh and one place in West Bengal which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

As per media query related to Press Release dated 25.06.2024 titled “CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST FOUR ACCUSED INCLUDING THREE THEN ASSISTANT MANAGERS OF GRAMIN VIKASH BANK (ASSAM) ON ALLEGATIONS OF BANK FRAUD CAUSING LOSS OF Rs 8.28 CRORE (APPROX) TO THE BANK”

Name of the accused :

I. Shri Prasanta Borah, then Assistant Manager, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Madhapur Branch, Jorhat (Assam)

II. Shri Priyankshu Pallabh Gogoi, then Assistant Manager, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Madhapur Branch, Jorhat (Assam)

III. Shri Sohan Dutta, then Assistant Manager, Assam Gramin Vikash Bank, Madhapur Branch, Jorhat (Assam)

IV. Shri Satyajit Chaliha, then Office Assistant (Multi-Purpose), Assam GraminVikash Bank, Madhapur Branch, Jorhat (Assam)

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