Guwahati: As many as eight persons were arrested by the Itanagar capital police in Arunachal for a check fraud of Rs 9 crore.
A check for Rs 9,78,45,868 issued by NDMC was submitted to the SBI G extension branch for clearance in favour of a local business operated by Tarh Tajuk, according to SDPO Naharlagun.
A written complaint was filed at Naharlagun PS when it was verified that the check was fraud.
Dekio Gumja, SDPO Naharlagun said, “On March 23 a written FIR was received from the chief manager of SBI claiming a person have come for a cheque clearance issued from New Delhi Municipal Corporation.”
However, it was discovered that the aforementioned check was a bogus one after a cross-verification with the SBI, Delhi Branch, leading to the filing of the lawsuit.