Dibrugarh(Assam), Feb 2 (PTI) In what could be the firstinstance of cyber crime in Assam, three persons have beenarrested in Tinsukia district for their suspected involvementin a bank internet hacking case in which Rs six lakh wasfraudulently withdrawn from an account.
Based on an FIR filed by a businessman Sahid Khan thepolice arrested the three, hailing from the tea gardencommunity from Makum area on Tinsukia district today in whoseaccount the amount was transferred.
Khan in his FIR claimed that Rs six lakh have beenfraudulently withdrawn from his savings account with Indus Indbank branch of Dibrugarh through Real Time Gross Settlement(RTGS) in the past two days.
On investigation the police found that the amount wastransferred to the accounts of the three with the State Bankof India (SBI) Makum following which they were arrested.
They confessed to the police that a person named MdAbdul Jahid of Dibrugarh had contacted them promising to pay10 per cent as commission for the deal.
The police has launched a search to nab Jahid who isabsconding.