Rs 26L fraudulently withdrawn from Labour Dept account

Rs 26L fraudulently withdrawn from Labour Dept account

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Moga, February 24

An amount of Rs 26 lakh was withdrawn from the official bank account of the Labour Department by forging signatures on the cheques in Moga.

After a preliminary inquiry, the police have registered a criminal case against Rajinder Singh, a Class IV employee of the department, and his five associates. The case has been registered under Sections 381, 465, 467, 471 and 120B of the IPC at the City-I police station here.

The special cell of the Crime Branch of the state police is investigating the scam. — TNS

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