SBI Official Accused Of Stealing INR 2 Crore Arrested In New Delhi - Eastern Mirror
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SBI official accused of stealing INR 2 crore arrested in New Delhi

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 06, 2024 9:07 pm

IMPHAL — A bank official, who was on the run after reportedly stealing about INR 2 crore from a State Bank of India (SBI) branch in Manipur, was arrested in New Delhi by a special crime branch team of Delhi police in coordination with Manipur police on Friday, said officials.

The arrested person has been identified as Monarch Laishram, a resident of Kodompokpi Mamang Awang Leikai in lmphal West district.

The 41-year-old bank official, who works as a senior assistant at SBI Bishnupur branch in Bishnupur district, went missing on April 2 after reportedly stealing INR 2 crore from the locker room of the branch at Bishnupur Bazaar, about 35 km south of Imphal, according to people familiar with the matter.

The state police have been on the lookout for him after a complaint was lodged at the Nambol police station under Bishnupur district, following which an investigation was initiated on the matter.

The accused was arrested from Patel Chest Christian Colony, which is adjacent to Maurice Nagar Police station in Delhi, around 5.30 pm on Friday.

Confirming this, a state police control room in a statement, which was made available to the media on Friday night, said: “On 05.04.2024, Manipur Police with active co-ordination of Delhi Police arrested one Monarch Laishram from Patel Chest Christian Colony, Delhi. He had been on the run after stealing about INR 2 (two) crore in cash from SBI Bishnupur.”

However, it is not if the said missing amount has been recovered.

By Sobhapati Samom Updated: Apr 06, 2024 9:07:23 pm
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