Islamabad: 2 accused remanded to FIA for Rs 20 million fraud with bank
ISLAMABAD: Senior Civil Judge Muhammad Aslam Gondal on Wednesday granted Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Commercial Banking Circle (CBC) two-day physical remand of two accused allegedly involved in Rs 20 million fraud with National Bank of Pakistan (NBP).
NBP Jhelum Branch Manager Muhammad Anwarul Haq lodged a First Information Report (FIR) against Tahir Nadeem and Nadeem Durrani, residents of Jhelum, on May 10 under sections 409/ 420 / 468 / 471 /109 PPC, 47 PCA-PPC vide No 09/ 2011 PS/ FIA/ CBC.
According to FIA enquiry No 28/ 2010, it transpired that Nadeem resident of Bagh Mohallah Jhelum, got opened an account No 6112-9 in NBP Muhammadi Bazaar Branch Jhelum on August 12, 2009.
On August 19, 2009, a demand draft (DD) advice amounting to Rs 20 million was received through TCS, allegedly issued from NBP north Branch Karachi, payable to Nadeem. On verification the said DD advice was found fake.
During enquiry it also came on record that on August 18, 2009, Durrani, ex official of NBP Branch Karachi, had handed over that letter containing forged DD advice to TCS collection boy Khawaja Zulfiqar Ahmed for onward delivery to NBP Muhammadi Bazaar Branch, Jhelum.
According to FIA the case was made out against Nadeem and Durrani on the approval of competent authority. After the registration of FIR both the accused were arrested on May 10, 2011.
On Wednesday FIA produced both accused before court and requested for eight days physical remand of the accused for the recovery of original Demand Draft and to thrash out the involvement of any other person or bank employee.
The Senior Civil Judge granted two days physical remand of the accused to FIA with the direction to produce them before the court on May 13.