TEN YEARS IMPRISONMENT TO TWO BANK OFFICIALS FOR CAUSING LOSS TO BANK


Press Release
New Delhi, 03.05.2019

The Special Judge, CBI, Cases, Jaipur has sentenced Sh. Rajesh Garg, then Branch Manager and Sh. Rohitashva, then Office Assistant of Rajasthan Gramin Bank (Now Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank) Branch Mundawar, District Alwar (Rajasthan) to undergo 10 years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 2.50 lakh each. The Trial Court has also passed orders for recovery of the misappropriated amount belonging to the Bank, from the accused persons.

CBI had registered a case on 31.05.2013 against Shri Rajesh Garg, the then Branch Manager and Shri Rohitashva, the then Office Assistant, both working in Rajasthan Gramin Bank (Now Baroda Rajasthan Kshetriya Gramin Bank), Branch Mundawar, District Alwar (Rajasthan). Both the accused persons while working as public servants, during the period from 2010-12 entered into a criminal conspiracy and created a fictitious/benami account in the name of one Sunil Bambur, using their User lDs in Mundawar Branch, Rajasthan Gramin Bank. In furtherance of criminal conspiracy they diverted funds of the Bank and its account holders, to the said benami account, and subsequently withdrew cash and transferred the amount from this benami account to the account of Shri Divik S/o. Shri Rajesh Garg (accused). A loss of Rs.5,68,795.50/- was caused to the Bank.

After investigation, a charge sheet was filed on 29.05.2015 u/s. 120-B r/w 409, 420, 467, 468, 471 and 477(A) of IPC and 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of PC Act against both the accused in the Designated Court.

The Trial Court found both the accused guilty and convicted them.

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