CBI Registers A Case Against Then Branch Manager of SBI & Others for Causing an Alleged Loss of Rs. 11.84 Crore (Approx) and Conducts Searches


The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case on a complaint against the then Branch Manager, State Bank of India, Khajrana Square Branch, Indore(Madhya Pradesh) & others including a private person, unknown persons on the allegations that the said public servant perpetrated the fraud on the bank by illegally sanctioning & disbursing the bank funds of Rs 11,84,71,217/- (approx) through Overdraft facilities in 18 Overdraft (OD) Accounts in the name of fictitious persons & fraudulently marking a Lien on Fixed Deposits of bank customers during the period  2018 to 2021. It was further alleged that the said public servant routed the misappropriated bank funds through different bank accounts which were received in the various bank accounts of her husband and her family members. The said bank funds were allegedly invested in security/stock market and elsewhere. An alleged loss of Rs.11,84,71,217/- (approx.) was caused to the Bank. It was also alleged that one of the Bank customers requested for renewal of the FD, who thereupon found the said FD was marked as lien/collateral security against one to OD Account but the customer denied any consent/ information towards the lien/collateral security or having connection/knowledge of the OD account holder.

Searches are being conducted today at four places in Indore (MP) at the premises of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

Investigation is continuing.


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