Rourkela, Dec 10 (LocalWire) The Sundargarh Police on Monday said they have arrested two persons, including a bank staff, for allegedly siphoning funds from the bank account of two customers.
According to sources, Daniel Xalco, a customer of Gamadihi branch of Canara Bank, recently informed bank officials Rs. 37,000 was withdrawn from his account without his knowledge.
Similarly, Pyari Lakra, another account holder of the same bank, informed that Rs. 27,000 was withdrawn from his account without his knowledge.
The officials of the Canara Bank, after their internal investigation, confirmed the irregularity after cross-checking CCTV camera footage. A formal complaint was lodged in Kutra police station.
After investigation, the Kutra Police on Saturday evening arrested Manoj Singh (30) and Ramesh Chandra Kissan (37), both native of Rajgangpur area of the district.
Sources said Manoj Singh is the mastermind of this case and had withdrawn the money by creating a fake pass book of the bank with the support of Ramesh Chandra Kissan, who is a class IV employee of Canara Bank.
“We arrested the two accused on Saturday,” said Kutra police inspector-in-charge S K Parida.