Olivia sent to four-day police remand, accomplice arrested
By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Aug 9: Fraudster Olivia Dutta Choudhury had an accomplice, Biswajit Ghosh, in the fraudulent transfer of customers’ cash from Indusind Bank. The duo minted dirty money through fake insurance policies.
Olivia was produced before the CJM Court on Wednesday when she was sent to four-day police remand.
In order to mint dirty money Olivia, with the help of Gosh, had to open insurance policies in the me of bank customers who were quite oblivious of them. When insurance policies involving huge amounts are opened, fat gifts in the form of gold or other valuables are a follow-up. They duo minted money from such fat gifts.
Olivia also used the bank accounts of Biswajit’s mother and sister for her illegal transaction of cash. Biswajit Gosh, a resident of Rehabari in the city, is working in a private firm in Jorhat.
Meanwhile, Guwahati Police Commissioner Hiren Chandra th said: “The interl check and balance system of Indusind Bank is also very poor.”
Sharing information of the bank vis-à-vis Olivia with the media, th said: “The fraudster was termited from her job by the bank of July 11 this year. However, the forgery came to light only on July 29, 2017 when Indusind Bank customer Biraj Goswami filed an FIR in Paltan Bazar police station. Olivia fled the city on July 27, 2017. We won’t spare the bank authority if they’re also found guilty.” A number of CCTV cameras installed at the Guwahati Railway Station have not been working for a long time. On this issue, th said: “This doesn’t come under our jurisdiction. It’s the responsibility of NF Railway. However, we’ll seek help from the GRP”.