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Racket forging cheques busted in city

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  10 Sep 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Sept 9: The Crime Branch of the Assam Police has made a breakthrough into a corruption racket that has been siphoning off hundreds of crores of rupees meant for the mid-day meal of Maharashtra Primary Education Board through forged cheques. A bank official is also found to have been involved in the racket.

According police sources, on September 7 a cheque of Rs 19.40 crore was taken to the Bank of India at its Panbazar branch in the city in the afternoon by one AK Sharma. In the morning on the same day, one Prasun Basak of Kolkata did go to the same bank with a cheque of Rs 41.51 crore. On being informed of the matter, the police came to the spot and bbed them. Based on the confessiol statements of the two, the police arrested Bank of India’s Udalbakra branch mager Satyeswar Boro, along with Pristine Cab owner Rakesh Singh, businessman Bedanta Baruah and one Manish Singh yesterday. The police seized four luxury cars and a number of forged cheques from their possession.

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