Vanchiyoor sub treasury staff suspended for swindling Rs 2 cr
Thiruvananthapuram: Senior accountant of Vanchiyoor sub-treasury has been suspended for financial irregularity. M R Bijulal was suspended for transferring Rs 2 crore to his personal bank account using the username and password of a retired officer at the sub treasury.
The police charged a case in connection with the financial fraud and started investigation. The treasury department also started an inquiry. Bijulal had transferred Rs 61.23 lakh to his bank accounts and kept Rs 1.37 crore in the treasury account. He could not withdraw this amount.
Though the financial irregularities started taking place from April 20, it was noticed only on July 27. It was found in the primary investigation that Bijulal was responsible for misappropriating the amount. The treasury department lodged a complaint with the police on Saturday.