Begumpet man illegally transfers Rs 1.8 Cr from frozen bank accounts in Instant loan app case, arrested

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 Jun 2021 2:30 PM GMT
Begumpet man illegally transfers Rs 1.8 Cr from frozen bank accounts in Instant loan app case, arrested

Hyderabad: The Cyber Crime Police, CCS, Hyderabad, arrested an accused, Anand Jannu, who had tried to defreeze the accounts seized in the instant loan app case a few months ago. During the course of the investigation, it was found that Anand Jannu, a resident of Begumpet, had received a total amount of Rs 1.18 crores into his SBI account from the de-frozen accounts. He was arrested and was remanded for judicial custody.

As per information from the police, the regional manager of the ICICI Bank Gachibowli, Hyderabad complained that on 8 May they had received communication that claimed to be from the Cyber Crime Police, Hyderabad for removal of a debit freeze on account no. 388805000474 held in the name of Hainzz Enterprises Pvt Ltd. The ICICI bank officials checked their internal records and found that the bank account was unfrozen and an amount of around Rs 90 lakhs were transferred to a bank account under the name of Anand Jannu at the State Bank of India, Hyderabad.

Further, on 13 May and 20 May the ICICI banks branches at Ailpore, Kolkata, and Gurugram, Haryana, had received notices through Registered Post allegedly from the Office of Inspector of Police, PS, Cyber Crime Cell, Hyderabad, to unfreeze accounts mentioned in the notice and transfer the funds into various accounts.

The accounts under question were put under put on debit freeze by the Cyber Crime Police, on various dates citing crime No. 2342/2020 and other cases under relevant sections. Based on the complaint, a case in cr. no.1015/2021 under sections 66D of the IT Act and sections 419, 420, 468,471 IPC was registered and investigated. Further investigation in progress.

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