The Sarabha Nagar police have booked unidentified persons for allegedly debiting Rs 2.22 lakh from the bank account of a Model Town resident.
In her complaint, the victim, Simarjit Kaur, said she had a saving bank account in State Bank of India, Civil Lines branch. She alleged that on June 23, she came to know that someone had transferred `2.22 lakh from her bank account to an account being operated from Canada.
Kaur also alleged that even though her mobile phone was registered with the bank for communication about any transaction, she got no intimation about this money transfer.
Stating that she had used her debit card for shopping at a store a few days ago, Kaur alleged that it were either the store or the bank staff behind the crime.
Inspector Amrinder Singh, station house officer (SHO) at Sarabha Nagar police station, said they would question the store and bank staff.
A case under section 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and 406 (criminal breach of trust) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) has been registered.