Muzaffarnagar bank fraud case: Yogi government order to recover 7.86 crores from clerk in bank fraud case

The Yogi government has become strict regarding the scam of crores in the Muzaffarnagar District Social Welfare Department of UP. A clerk was dismissed in this bank fraud case related to the District Social Welfare Department. Now the state government has directed to recover Rs 7.86 crore from him. District Social Welfare Officer GR Prajapati said that a letter has been sent to the District Magistrate to recover the amount from the sacked clerk Anil Verma.

Clerk Anil Verma forged money from his department from 2004-05 to 2008-09 by opening a fake bank account in the name of a senior officer. In the year 2012, three cases were registered in these cases. The state government had constituted a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the matter. The SIT, led by Superintendent of Police Dev Ranjan Verma, had recently reached Muzaffarnagar from Lucknow to investigate the matter.

Checking of 36 bank accounts
The SIT team reached the District Social Welfare Department and four banks and checked about 36 bank accounts. The team had searched the old records in the Bank, Treasury and District Social Welfare Department. The team has also taken some documents from here with them. SP Dev Ranjan Verma said that some important documents could not be found from the old records.

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