Four nabbed for stealing Rs 97 lakh

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Friday, 4 August 2017

The four accused, Anil Ramesh Navle (36), Babasaheb Bhiva Gaikwad (33), Mahesh Shankar Shilimkar (36) and Pradip Baban Nirmal (36) who worked with Security Trans India Pvt Ltd, have been arrested

Pune: Four employees of a cash management company who were tasked with depositing cash in ATMs, allegedly decamped with Rs 97 lakh. Based on a complaint, the Khadki police station has registered an FIR against them.

The four accused, Anil Ramesh Navle (36), Babasaheb Bhiva Gaikwad (33), Mahesh Shankar Shilimkar (36) and Pradip Baban Nirmal (36) who worked with Security Trans India Pvt Ltd, have been arrested.

The incident came to light during audit. It took place in April this year. The police officials said the accused persons worked as custodians. Their duty was to deposit cash given by banks in various ATMs. On April 18, they were handed over Rs 7.04 crore for depositing but the accused persons  conspired and kept Rs 61 lakh with themselves. Earlier they had kept Rs 36.26 lakh with themselves.

During audit the company officials learnt about it and they lodged a complaint with Pune police which have charged the accused persons for offences under section 406 (criminal breach of trust) and 408 (criminal breach of trust by clerk or servant) of the IPC. Police Inspector (Crime) SV Awtade is investigating the case.

 

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