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Gurgaon: Two arrested for stealing Rs 1.25 crore from bank account by forging signature of owner

Madan Lal In A Police Complaint Filed On January 18 Alleged That Rs 1.25 Crore Were Taken Out Of His Account, Following Which A Case Was Registered By Gurgaon Cyber Cell.

PTI | Updated on: 02 Feb 2017, 12:20:18 AM
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Two persons were arrested for stealing Rs 1.25 crore from a bank account by forging the signature of the owner, police said on Wednesday.

Madan Lal in a police complaint filed on January 18 alleged that Rs 1.25 crore were taken out of his account, following which a case was registered by Gurgaon Cyber Cell.

Police on Monday arrested Maninder, a resident of TilakNagar in Delhi, and his friend Gulshan, a native of Punjab, in whose account the money was traced.

The probe into the matter revealed that Maninder, a former employee of DBRC, stole a blank cheque belonging to Lal. Hethen forged his signature and withdrew Rs 1.25 crore from his account, ACP Manish Sehgal said. He took the help of Jhonny, an employee at a mobile store,to block Lal's sim card and issue a new number in his name to carry out the transaction, he said. 

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First Published : 02 Feb 2017, 12:14:00 AM