The CBI has began the investigation of the rip-off of about six crores within the 12 months 2019 in the primary publish workplace of Varanasi. The CBI has taken over this investigation on the advice of the state authorities. 5 workers of the publish workplace are accused on this case.
Anti-Corruption Department of CBI Lucknow registered a case within the night. Primarily based on the case registered on September 5, 2019 at Cantt police station in Varanasi, CBI has additionally registered this case underneath sections 409, 406 and 420 of IPC. Further Chief Secretary Dwelling Avnish Kumar Awasthi had written a letter to the Central Authorities on 23 September 2021, recommending the investigation of the case to the CBI. On this case, postal assistants Sunil Kumar Yadav and Vinay Kumar Yadav, who had been working within the Head Publish Workplace (West) of Varanasi Sub Division, Saving Agent Pradeep Kumar Singh and Assistant Postal Pal Rajesh Kumar and Ramashankar Lal are accused. The case was registered by Ajay Kumar, assistant superintendent of the pinnacle publish workplace.
The accused are accused of fraudulently withdrawing cash from totally different accounts of various depositors of Head Publish Workplace. In the course of the investigation, the police acquired a complete of 295 grievance letters, during which greater than Rs 5.99 crore cash was discovered to have been withdrawn. Within the preliminary investigation, the statements of 26 depositors had been recorded, they denied to withdraw cash from their accounts themselves, whereas data was acquired concerning the withdrawal of Rs 84.02 lakh from their accounts. After scrutiny of all of the grievance letters, the rip-off quantity is more likely to be greater than 5.99 crores.