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RMSA /Education Dept Multi Crores Scam : Cashier Arnab to be produced before court on Monday
RMSA /Education Dept Multi Crores Scam : Cashier Arnab to be produced before court on Monday
PHOTO : Cashier Arnab Chakraborty brought to West PS Agartala. TIWN Pic Sept 14

AGARTALA, September 14 (TIWN): Scamster cashier Arnab Chakraborty after being arrested in Kolkata, O.C of Capital Complex P S Subrata Chakraborty, Sub Inspector Rajib Malakar and Sub Inspector Himadri Sarkar brought him to Agartala at 4.30pm on Sunday. While speaking to TIWN, an official of West PS informed that the cheque fraud scamster would be produced before the court tomorrow. On being asked about any revelation made by Arnab, the official said: “He has just been brought to the Police Station, we would interrogate him shortly.” A cashier in education department Arnab had withdrawn Rs. 5 crores from state cooperative bank through 56 forged cheques. In addition Arnab Chakraborty was also one of the active land mafias operative in the capital.

On Saturday, Two member delegation of the state police headed by Inspector Subrata Chakraborty and Sub-Inspector Rajib Malakar arrested the absconding Chakraborty at general area in Baguiati in the north-eastern flank of Kolkata city with the help of West Bengal Police.Later Kunjaban Police Station Sub Inspector Himadri Sarkar went with files for court proceedings at Barasat. He was produced at a local court in Barasat on Saturday itself wherefrom he was sent to police remand till September 15 , the source informed.

Earlier  Joint Director of School Education and Additional State Mission Director, (ASMD) RMSA,Manabendra Chakraborty logged a FIR (File no-F.18(2)-DSE/CELL/2013) against the cashier Arnab Chakraborty . Cashier is accused of making forgery of the signs of ASMD to withdraw money.  He is also charged of issuing an appropriation letter demanding authority of receiving all the cheques and payments from RMSA. The authority of Tripura State Co-operative Bank suspected wrongdoings and accordingly they contacted the Director of RMSA. In order to show the proof the bank officials produced copy of bearer cheque in the name of Arnab Chakraborty bearing No.01756 against which Rs 11 lakhs 72 thousand was drawn by him on 3rd September.
On preliminary enquiry of office records, it appears that the signature of the ASMD and the Deputy Director (DDO) are forged one which was made by him intentionally for the purpose of
misappropriation of the Government money. The said document was used as genuine knowingly a forged document,” mentioned by the Joint Director in FIR. The said cheque and letter already forwarded to the police officials. Further documents shall also submit later. In FIR,  Joint Director clearly mentioned that “Being a clerk of our organization, Shri Arnab Chakraborty committed criminal breach of trust for misappropriation of Government fund for the purpose of wrongful gains”. It is also to be informed in this connection that, Arnab Chakraborty has earlier done many such scams, followed by arsons to wipe off evidences. In order to destroy all the witnesses of his scam he once may try to light up fire in the office  near Kokborok Directorate.

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