The Ghaziabad police on Tuesday arrested a prime supervisor of the Punjab Nationwide Financial institution’s (PNB) Better Noida department for his alleged collusion in a Rs 400 crore mortgage rip-off with its top accused Lakhsya Tanwar.
A Particular Investigation Crew probing into the mortgage rip-off arrested Leader Supervisor Utkarsh Kumar from the financial institution’s department in Better Noida, town’s Superintendent of Police Nipun Agarwal stated.
Kumar was once posted previous with the Chandra Nagar department of the PNB when the rip-off, wherein Tanwar had controlled to lift financial institution loans price over Rs 400 crore at the foundation of solid paperwork in collusion with quite a lot of financial institution officers.
The police had previous arrested the financial institution’s Assistant Normal Supervisor Ram Nath Mishra and Supervisor Priyadarshani for his or her alleged roles within the rip-off.
Tanwar faces 39 instances of dishonest and forgery and Kumar 12 instances for his or her roles within the rip-off, SP Agarwal stated, including the SIT is raiding the suspected hideouts of Tanwar’s spouse Priyanka Tanwar and over one dozen different accused within the case.
One of the crucial former staff of the financial institution who colluded within the rip-off too can be arrested quickly, the SP stated.
Tanwar was once arrested and his immoveable assets was once hooked up by way of the Ghaziabad management previous. Tanwar was once additionally booked below the Uttar Pradesh Gangster Act, Agarwal stated.
The mortgage rip-off had come to gentle in August 2020 when a person named Shivam had filed a grievance towards Tanwar, his spouse Priyanka Tanwar, PNB supervisor Kumar, Deputy Supervisor Priyadarshani and different staff on the G T Street Kotwali police station, alleging that Tanwar had bought two houses price Rs 1.33 crore in his title and bought a mortgage of Rs 4 crore from the financial institution.
Right through the probe, police discovered that Shivam and his father Sunil Kumar had been hand-in-glove with Tanwar. Shivam had lodged the grievance simply to avoid wasting himself and his father after the financial institution started sending notices to them for restoration of the mortgage quantity, police stated.
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