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Man involved in bank fraud arrested from Ghaziabad

Ghaziabad: Ghaziabad police have arrested a person who was found to have been involved in a bank fraud of over seventy lakhs from Link Road police station area of Ghaziabad on Thursday afternoon.

Cops said that the arrested accused worked as associate with an employee of a logistics company who used to fill cash in ATM machines of various banks.

According to police, the arrested accused has been identified as Dilip Kumar Mishra, a native of Uttam Nagar area in Delhi.

As per a senior company official, the incident came to light on April 21, when main accused in the case Rajeev Sachan who worked as cash custodian at CMS info system limited at site-IV industrial area in Sahibabad, left the logistics company along with two gunman and Rs 78 lakhs cash which was supposed to be loaded in 20 ATM

machines.

"Later in evening, Rajeev came back to the company and handed over Rs 17 lakhs claiming that the cash could not get filled while the rest 61 lakhs was successfully loaded in ATM machines," the officer

said.

"Upon checking these machines, it was found that around Rs 13 lakhs was missing. Rajeev stopped coming to the office from the next day while his mobile phone went switched off and he was also found missing from his home," the officer added.

The officer further said that an internal enquiry was set and it came to light that the accused has defrauded the company with over 72 lakh rupees till now.

"Following the incident, police launched an investigation into the case and found that accused Rajeev, along with his other accomplices, defrauded the company," said Laxmi Singh Chauhan, Station House officer of Link Road police

station.

"Those involved with him used to pose as fake gunman and company officials."

"We have already arrested seven persons in the case while main accused Rajeev is absconding and efforts are being made to nab him at the earliest," added Chauhan.

Police have recovered Rs 2 lakhs 20 thousand cash from the possession of arrested accused.

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