Saturday, August 27, 2005

Man taken into custody for bank fraud

Kathmandu, Aug 27 Giriraj Neupane of Parohi-Rupandehi has been taken into custody for allegedly taking out money from the account of his house owner Giri Raj Pant by using fake signature. Neupane lives in Pant’s house in Butwal municipality as tenant.The Rupandehi district court ordered him to be taken into custody on August 21, according to a press statement of the Nepal Police. Giri, 22, had drawn Rs. 263,165 from the saving account No. 7201 of the Nepal Bank Limited’s Manigram branch at different times. The account was even found closed after withdrawal of all the money, police said. The money was taken out in connivance of assistant manager of the bank Rajendra Bahadur Sinha, store keeper Top Raj Pandey and peon Krishna Prasad Pandey, the police said. But the bank staffs have been released on bail.

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