An assistant general manager and the Head of foreign exchange division of Bank of Baroda were remanded to two-day CBI custody by a Delhi court. They were arrested yesterday in the 6 thousand crore rupees suspicious remittances case.
AGM S K Garg and Jainish Dubey, who headed the foreign exchange division at BoB’s branch in Delhi’s Ashok Vihar, were produced before Special CBI Judge P K Jain where the agency sought their custodial interrogation for five days.
The alleged irregularities had come to notice recently and the agency had conducted searches on the bank premises and residences of Garg and Dubey last week. CBI found that an estimated 6,000 crore rupees were transferred through nearly 8,000 transactions done between July, 2014 and July, 2015.
The Enforcement Directorate too is probing the case and had participated in the searches conducted by CBI. ED has arrested four accused in connection with the case and they are presently in police custody till October 17.