AMTRON FRAUD CASE: CID files charge sheet against two
CID has filed the charge-sheet against two persons – AMTRON assistant Rahul Lochan Huzuri and trader Shankar Anbalagan – before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court, Kamrup (M) today.
GUWAHATI: CID has filed the charge-sheet against two persons – AMTRON assistant Rahul Lochan Huzuri and trader Shankar Anbalagan – before the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Court, Kamrup (M) today.
The CID is investigating the case (13/2021 u/s 120-B/420/406/409 IPC r/w Section 66D of IT Act) registered on November 11, 2021, for the siphoning of Rs 2,57,07,578 from the official account of AMTRON. The CID revealed that Rahul Lochan Huzuri sent an email to the Bank of Maharashtra, Guwahati Branch at Panbazar instructing the bank to transfer Rs 2,57,07,578 to a third party who had no business relations with AMTRON.
Rahul is a contractual employee of AMTRON. He was the sole operator of the official email account of AMTRON. The investigators revealed that Rahul was solely in possession of the user ID and password of the email account of AMTRON.
The CID investigators went to Tamil Nadu and collected evidence related to the case. They also collected documentary evidence from the house of Rahul's co-accused Shankar Anbalagan, owner of M/s SRS Raw Material Traders of Salem in Tamil Nadu.
It was Shankar Anbalagan who received the money fraudulently transferred to his account. The CID also arrested Shankar, besides identifying his bank accounts and freezing them for fraudulent receipt of money.
The CID could recover Rs 2,13,89,498 from various banks and re-credited the amount to AMTRON's account. The CID is trying to recover AMTRON's remaining Rs 38 lakh withdrawn in Tamil Nadu.