In an alleged coin fraud case worth Rs 11 crore CBI searched 25 locations in Delhi and Rajasthan on Thursday.
New Delhi: In connection with the alleged coin fraud case worth Rs 11 crore, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) searched 25 locations in Delhi and Rajasthan on Thursday. A huge number of coins were missing from the vaults of a State Bank of India (SBI) branch at Karauli, in Rajasthan.
The fraud was allegedly unveiled while counting coins at the State Bank of India, Mehandipur Balaji Branch in Karauli took place in August 2021.
The search operation is being carried out in Delhi, Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Alwar, Udaipur, and Bhilwara at the houses of around 15 former bank officials, including Branch Managers/Joint Custodians and Cash Officers, as part of the probe into the matter to expose the culprits.
CBI filed a case on April 13, 2022, in accordance with Rajasthan High Court directives, and has since taken over the investigation of the case that had previously been registered at Todabhim police station in Karauli, Rajasthan.
During the search operation, incriminating documents were recovered which are being examined.