Delhi: Cash custodians steal Rs 20 lakh for gambling, held | Delhi News - Times of India
Representative imageNEW DELHI: Two cash custodians of an ATM replenishment firm and three gamblers were arrested for stealing Rs 20 lakh from the account of a private...
- Aug 28, 2020
The two men were given the charge of depositing the cash in six ATMs of south Delhi. It was found that they had made entries about the deposits in the books of accounts but no money was placed in the ATMs.
DCP (south-east) RP Meena said that the incident came to fore when the managers of the cash delivery company found a discrepancy while matching the amount of cash deposited with the amount entered in their books of accounts. It was fothanund that the Rs 20 lakh was given to the two custodians, Anurag Singh Rajawat and Virendra Singh.
“During interrogation, they confessed to have misappropriated the money and spent it on gambling in a village near Bhind,” said Meena.
A team was sent to Bhind and it was found that the money was transferred to the accounts of five people who also took part in the gamble. The cops found around Rs 2.6 lakh from the two custodians, while over Rs 4 lakh has been recovered from the gamblers so far.
Anurag Gupta, Virender Singh and Rohit Agarwal are the other three arrested.
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