The Delhi Police have arrested two persons from Gwalior for allegedly forging a man’s signature and withdrawing Rs 63.40 lakh from his account.
Girish Pathak and Jitender Singh were apprehended following investigations into a complaint filed by the manager of ICICI branch in Nehru Place on October 24.
In his complaint, the manager claimed that the accused persons got hold of the details of a customer and withdrew the amount.
Pathak, Singh, and another person opened a current account in ICICI Bank, Gwalior in the name of Jai Bhole Nath Traders. Then they set about procuring the details of the account of Stride Infra Home Private Limited, a customer of ICICI bank.
“The duo forged the signature of the customer and placed a request for change of mobile number for any clarification. They also placed a request for issuance of cheque book and used it to transfer the money in the account of Jai Bholey Nath Traders,” Ajay Chaudhry, additional CP (southeast) said.
“They submitted forged identity proofs to the bank, and also withdrew R63.40 lakh,” he added.