UP: Bank manager held for swindling over Rs 29 lakh from customer's account
Muzaffarnagar, Jun 29: A bank manager was arrested here for withdrawing over Rs 29 lakh from a customer’s account through a fake cheque, police said on Wednesday.
Anirudh Kumar, posted as the branch manager at the Punjab National Bank in Khatauli town, withdrew Rs 29,42,000 from a customer’s account using a fake cheque a few months ago, they said.
While Kumar was arrested on Tuesday, two others -- Shah Alam and Urooj -- found to be involved in the case are absconding, they said.
Police said that on the complaint of the customer, Ashok, a case of cheating was registered against the three. Kumar was shifted to Baghpat from Khatauli branch recently.