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CBI Arrests HDFC Bank staffs In Rs 2 Lakh Graft Case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested two workers of HDFC Financial institution in a Rs 2 lakh graft case, officers mentioned.

A CBI spokesperson in Delhi mentioned that the company has arrested Nitin Nikam, who labored as a Relationship Supervisor, and Ganesh Dhaiygude, a Rural Gross sales Govt, each working with HDFC Financial institution’s Baramati department in Pune district, in reference to the graft case.

The company official mentioned that the arrest was made after it registered a case on receiving a grievance. The official mentioned that within the grievance, it was alleged that the Nikam demanded a bribe of Rs 2,70,000 from the complainant for the sanction and disbursement of a mortgage of Rs 99 lakh from the financial institution.

Within the FIR, it was additional alleged that the bribe quantity was later negotiated to Rs 2.25 lakh and Nikam despatched his junior Dhaiygude to gather the sum from the complainant.

“The CBI laid a tap and caught Dhaiygude red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs 2 lakh from the complainant. Nikam has also been arrested,” the official mentioned.

The official mentioned that it additionally carried out searches on the workplace and residential premises of the accused in Baramati.

Each the arrested accused might be produced earlier than a courtroom in Pune.

Commenting on the arrest, an HDFC spokesperson mentioned, “The matter has been brought to our notice. As a responsible corporate entity, we have zero-tolerance towards any such deviations or act by our employees. Appropriate action will be initiated and we will also support the police in their investigation.”

(IANS)

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