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Dispur College defraud case: Police grilled five persons

Dispur Police on Thursday grilled five persons in connection to the Dispur College bank account hacking case.

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Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  27 May 2022 3:49 AM GMT

STAFF REPORTER

GUWAHATI: Dispur Police on Thursday grilled five persons in connection to the Dispur College bank account hacking case.

An amount of 76,34,900 was fraudulently withdrawn recently from the bank account of Dispur College.

The principal of the college had lodged an FIR at Dispur Police Station after he was informed via e-mail by the Bank of Baroda's Dispur branch that the amount was transferred to an account in the Union Bank of India, Baranagar branch in West Bengal. According to the FIR, the account is in the name of an organization named 'Jatiya Computer Shaksarata Mission'.

The FIR further mentioned that the fake cheque for Rs 76,34,900, dated April 20, bore the same number as a legitimate cheque issued by the college authority to a particular person on April 19 for an amount of Rs 3,800. A case (1094/2022 u/s 120(B)/409/467/468/420/471 IPC) at the Dispur Police Station has been registered on the basis of the FIR.

Police today summoned five persons for questioning. These included the Branch Manager of Bank of Baroda Dispur branch and two other employees of the bank, and two employees of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL). According to police sources, BSNL had issued the SIM card which belonged to the Principal of Dispur College to another person without verification.

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