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Allahabad Bank officials under CBI scanner
The CBI has registered a case against officials of Allahabad Bank in Chennai and Dindigul, along with two others, after the account of a customer was misused to take a loan of Rs 25 lakh in Dindigul branch.
The former Dindigul branch manager K Sowarna Priya had allegedly collided with others including the two bank officials in Chennai, misused an account of one Kumaresan, who had taken an agricultural loan. Sowarna Priya and her husband Hariharan colluded with one Raja and allegedly created fabricated documents to show that he had taken a housing loan of Rs 25 lakh.
Kumaresan came to know about the second loan received using his account when the present against him when the present bank manager called him and asked about the possible settlement of the loan. Sowarna Priya allegedly used his credentials to create documents to open another account on his name and siphoned off the money. After the Madurai bench of Madras High Court transferred the case to CBI for a detailed probe in May this year, the CBI, EOB, Chennai registered a case on Monday and started the investigation.
Apart from Sowarna Priya, the CBI had listed G Hariharan of Dindigul, Raja of Paramakudi, Sudhindar, past DGM, Allahabad Bank, zonal office, Chennai and Sankaralingam, present DGM, zonal office, Chennai.