CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST AN OFFICIAL OF POSTAL DEPARTMENT FOR COMMITTING FINANCIAL IRREGULARITIES IN SAVING BANK ACCOUNTS

Press Release
New Delhi , 17.07.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against then Postal Assistant, Head Post Office, Tekkali, District Srikakulam(Andhra Praddsh) on the allegations that the official, during the period from 12.06.2009 to 19.10.2011, committed financial irregularities to an extent of Rs.25.54 lakh(approx).

 

            It is alleged that the public servant used to fraudulently delete the original Savings Bank Accounts withdrawal entries from the ‘Sanchay Post Module’ data saved in the Computer System and increase the balance amounts lying in the accounts of the depositors. Thereafter, the accused used to fraudulently withdraw these increased amounts from the respective Savings Bank accounts by forging the signatures of the depositors on the withdrawal Savings Bank-7 vouchers. A loss of Rs.25,54,000/-(approx) was caused to the Postal Department by tampering/manipulating the computer data pertaining to 11 Savings Bank Accounts.

 

            Searches were conducted at the residential premises of the accused.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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