63-year-old man from Mumbai claims to have been cheated of ₹31 lakh | mumbai news | Hindustan Times
Today in New Delhi, India
Feb 13, 2018-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

63-year-old man from Mumbai claims to have been cheated of ₹31 lakh

He claimed that two people forged his deceased brother Rajendra’s signature on March 3 2016.

mumbai Updated: Feb 13, 2018 01:07 IST
HT Correspondent
He alleged that Rs31 lakh has been siphoned off from his account that he shared with his deceased brother.
He alleged that Rs31 lakh has been siphoned off from his account that he shared with his deceased brother. (Representational photo)

A 63-year-old man from Kandivli (West), on Sunday alleged that Rs31 lakh has been siphoned off from his account that he shared with his deceased brother.

The complainant, Purshottam Mhatre, has registered the case with the Charkop police. He claimed that two people forged his deceased brother Rajendra’s signature on March 3 2016.

He said that one of the accused included a bank official. As per the complainant, the cheating occurred some time between December 2013 and March 2016.

Mhatre and his brother Rajendra had a joint savings account apart from a joint fixed deposit account.

Rajendra died around five years ago, said the police. Before approaching the police, Purshottam had also approached the Reserve Bank of India with the complaint.