17 - 01 - 2019

Gramin Bank Branch Manager Sacked

Agartala, Oct 28,2018:Tripura Gramin Bank ( TGB) , branch manager of Kanchanpur in North Tripura  was dismissed from service  for embezzlement of large amounts of money deposited by customers from their accounts by forging signatures.

This matter came to light on Friday last when a customer Sushanti Dutta filed a formal complaint that Rs 5.40 lakh from her cash certificate of Rs 6 lakh had been pilfered by the TGB, Kanchanpur authority by forged signatures. Simultaneously, several other customers also made similar complaints of removal of money from their deposits through forged signatures.

The TGB authority conducted an immediate inquiry and found the allegations to be true and dismissed Aritra Kar, the manager of Kanchanpur branch  from service. Meanwhile the accused manager  fled Kanchanpur but sources said that a number of other employees in the TGB , Kanchanpur branch might be involved in the embezzlement.