Assam CID arrests third accused in AMTRON fraud case


Assam Police’s Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has arrested another accused in the AMTRON fraud case in which Rs 2.57 crore was fraudulently withdrawn from AMTRON’s official account and transferred to the bank account of a firm in Tamil Nadu. Were .


Rafi-ur-Rehman, one of the kingpins of the case who was on the run, was on his way back from Singapore on Tuesday at the Trichy airport in Tamil Nadu on the basis of a lookout notice issued by the CID and Assam police was taken into custody.


A CID team reached Tamil Nadu and arrested the accused, who was flown to Guwahati on Thursday after obtaining a transit warrant from a local magistrate.


“Investigations so far have revealed that Rs 4 million has been transferred to the account of the arrested accused. He is being sent to the CJM court here,” a statement from the Superintendent of Police, CID, Assam said on Thursday. Told in the evening.


“The accused is being questioned for more information and more actionable points,” it said.


Rehman’s passport and detailed address were traced by CID, Assam and a lookout notice was issued to the Bureau of Immigration, New Delhi.


The CID had last month charged two other accused in the case, AMTRON’s assistant, finance and accounts department, Rahul Lochan Huzuri and Shankar Anbalagan, owner of M / s SRS Ra Material Traders in Salem, Tamil Nadu.


A case (No. 13/2021) was also registered against the two accused by the CID under Section 120B / 420/406/409 of the IPC along with Section 66D of the Information Technology Act.

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