The city police have arrested three persons, including a former accounts manager of a private firm, for duping the company of Rs. 4.5 lakh using a stolen cheque.
All the three were produced in the court on Tuesday and were remanded to police custody for two days.
As per the complaint filed by Rajiv Kathuria, promoter of the affected firm TCI Infotech, its former accounts manager Kapil Kumar had committed the crime with the help of one of his relatives Navin whom he had got employed in the same firm about six months back.
According to the police, Navin stole a blank cheque leaf of the company and gave it to Kapil, who forged the signature of Rajiv and filled the amount of Rs. 4.5 lakh. He deposited the cheque in the saving bank account of his brother Amit.
The accused withdrew money from the Sector-14 branch of the ICICI bank.