PMC Bank Crisis: Another depositor died of Cardiac Arrest in Maharashtra’s Mulund
Guwahati: In yet another incident arising from the issues at PMC bank, Murlidhar Dharra, an 83-year-old depositor died on Friday.
As per media reports, the deceased, had as much as 80 lakh in deposit with the PMC Bank which he could not withdraw due to the curbs imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
This counted for a fourth death incident of depositors of PMC Bank that has occurred under RBI curbs. It may be mentioned that earlier two people have died of a heart attack, while a lady doctor committed suicide.
According to his son Prem, The 83-year-old Dharra died at his home in suburban Mulund earlier in the day for want of urgent heart surgery.
Prem also added that they had 80 lakh rupees deposited in the bank, which has been placed under restrictions since September 23. The family was unable to arrange the required resources for heart surgery which doctors had recommended for Dharra.
It may be mentioned that, according to RBI directions, exceptions can be made for medical emergencies, but it is not known if the bank refused a request from the family.
The RBI had initially put a cap of Rs 1,000 on the deposit withdrawals and upped it to Rs 40,000 in three moves.