Bhajan Lal's wife accuses employee of fraud

Hisar, March 22: Wife of late Haryana Chief Minister Bhajan Lal, has accused the manager of a petrol pump owned by her family of fraudulently withdrawing Rs 1.61 crore from her bank account, following which police have registered a case of cheating.

Jasma Devi, in her complaint yesterday, alleged that the manager used to obtain her signature for withdrawing money from the bank since November 2013, after which her family suspected he was using it for work other than the intended purpose.


Police today said they have registered a case against Hisar resident Surjeet and some other persons under Sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of a valuable security), 468 (forgery for a purpose of cheating ), 471 (using as genuine a forged document which is known to be forged), 408 (criminal breach of trust) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the IPC in Mandi Adampur Police Station.

They said the matter is being investigated.


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