Rs One Crore Loan taken misusing documents given for Visa, Branch Manager of State Bank of India among 4 booked – Punekar News

Siddhi Dharmadhikari

Pune, 15th February 2022: A complaint has been filed against a bank manager for allegedly availing a loan of one crore rupees by misusing signatures and documents submitted for issuance of visas.

A 53-year-old resident of Sun City Road, Wadgaon, Pune lodged a complaint at Shivajinagar Police Station. As a result, the police took action against Pushkar Tapare, Pushkar Wangikar and Pramod Kulkarni, Director of State Bank Of India (SBI), Vidyapeeth Road Branch. An FIR has been filed against them.

The incident happened at Vidyapeeth Road branch of State Bank Of India between January 2018 and November 2021.

According to information provided by the police, the accused conspired to gain the trust of the complainant. The accused forged his signature by misusing the documents provided for the issuance of visas and by creating false documents. With the help of SBI branch manager Pramod Kulkarni and other officers and employees of the bank, the defendant set up a loan account in the name of the plaintiff.

A total of Rs one crore and four lakh was borrowed for the purchase of two four-wheeled mini Coopers priced at Rs 52 lakh each. The complainant had no information indicating that the loan had been taken out by misusing his documents.

The fraud came to light when Rs 3.53 lakh was deducted from his account and started making inquiries with the bank.

Police Inspector Anita More investigates the case further.

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