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Money siphoning case: Assam court sends Indusind bank official to 4-day police custody

Guwahati, Aug 10:-- The Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) of Guwahati on Wednesday sent Olivia Dutta Choudhury to 4-day police custody, who was arrested by the Guwahati city police from Nainital in Uttarakhand after she allegedly siphoned over Rs 3 crore from the account of customers of the bank in connivance with her husband.


The court sent the deputy manager of the private sector bank to a 4-day police custody after she was produced before the court.


Police sought 7-day remand but the court sent her to a 4-day remand.




An investigating team of Guwahati city police led by ACP Suprative Lal Barua arrested the bank official from a hotel in Nainital in Uttarakhand on August 6 last.


“Following a tip-off, the police team had arrested Olivia, who was absconding after siphoning the crore of rupees,” a top police official said.


The police official said that, Olivia had transferred the money from the bank customers account to a bogus account and later it routed to her husband bank account.


Earlier, police arrested her husband Samir Sinha from Gangtok, who worked as a manager in the same bank in Gangtok branch in Sikkim.


Meanwhile, police arrested another associate of Olivia named Biswajit Ghosh from Rehabari area in the capital city of Assam in connection with the money siphoning case.

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