At Dausa branch of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur, a head cashier was suspended on Monday. The cashier was found swapping old notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000.
As per the official statements, the vigilance team of SBBJ came to know that there are vast irregularities in the data of the cashier named Yogendra Meena. A senior official said, ” Primary investigation revealed that Meena had exchanged about Rs 1 crore using three fake ID cards. He continued this illegal exchange of notes till November 25″.
On Monday, the senior bank officials reached at Kotwali police station and asked to lodge complaint for Meena. Sanjay Godara, SHO at Kotwali police station explained that “The bank has alleged in the complaint that the cashier converted black money based on three ID cards. Two persons gave Meena a sum of Rs 97 lakh for converting the old currency and the third person gave him Rs 4 lakh”.
The probing is going on whether he was also involved in some other non-legal transactions. Meena has been suspended from the bank.
All three transactions were conducted by Meena using fake IDs and happened between the dates November 10 and 25.
The bank has taken the matter into serious concern and set up its own probe. Also, Dausa police have forwarded the case to Central Bureau of Investigation for its alleged violation of rules. According to SP Yogesh Yadav the matter involves claims of corruption. CBI is considered as related agency in these type of crimes.
“The CBI has been informed about the matter and a complaint has been received from the bank. The bank is a public undertaking and therefore the further probe can only be conducted by a central investigation agency,” Yadav explained.
Under these circumstances of cash crunch, this will be considered as serious crime in the police records.