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Two employees booked for defrauding transport company

Two employees booked for defrauding transport company

Ghaziabad: Two employees of a road transport company in Ghaziabad have been booked by police after they were found to have been involved into defrauding the company with over Rs 7 lakhs. Police said that the duo of accused persons were into cash collection and delivery department of the company.

According to police, the two employees of the company who have been alleged of conducting the fraud were identified as Puneet Kumar, native of Allahabad district and Vijay Kumar Tiwari, a native of Deoria district of Uttar Pradesh.

As per the complaint, Vijay had been working with the associated road carriers limited company since 2006 while Puneet joined in 2013. "While going through the details of cash collected and deposited between December 2018 to January 2019, around Rs 7,16, 055 were found missing. An internal enquiry was set up and it came to light that Puneet and Vijay had collected the money from market but didn't deposit into company's bank account. Upon asking them about where the money has gone, they first denied but next day deposited some amount into company's bank account. As we asked them about rest of money, they denied paying back," said Sanjay Kumar Sharma, trans shipment manager at the company.

Sharma further said that both the employees then stopped coming to the company and even didn't pick any calls further.

Meanwhile, police have registered a case under relevant sections of IPC against the two accused persons.

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