Guwahati: Dispur College on Thursday recovered their stolen money worth over Rs 76 lakhs which they lost in the month of May after their bank account was allegedly hacked.
As per reports, the money was stolen from with Bank of Baroda's account in which the college has an account. However, the college recovered the total amount of Rs 76,34,900 in three installments.
In May this year, an amount of 76,34,900 was fraudulently withdrawn recently from the bank account of the Dispur College.
The total amount was transferred from the Dispur Branch of Bank of Baroda to Union Bank of India, Bornogor Branch in West Bengal.
Following this, the principal of the college filed an FIR at the 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 was in the name of an organization named 'Jatiya Computer Shaksarata Mission.'
The e-mail intimated also mentioned that the amount was cited as a 'donation', the FIR stated.
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.
It further stated that the entire transaction was marked by irregularities and also mentioned that the bank authorities intimated the principal about the transaction only on May 4.
A case (1094/2022 u/s 120(B)/409/467/468/420/471 IPC) at the Dispur Police Station was registered on the basis of the FIR.