Mangalore: Vijaya Bank Clerk Arrested for Theft of Gold
Daijiworld Media Network-Mangalore (NM)
Mangalore, Dec 20: Dayakar Shetty, a senior clerk in Vijaya Bank, was on Tuesday December 20 arrested in connection with the theft of gold from the locker of the bank.
Police also seized 460 grams gold worth Rs 13,50,000 from the accused.
Sudhakar Shetty, deputy general manager of Vijaya Bank had filed a written complaint in the police station about gold being stolen from the locker on December 12.
Harischandra, branch manager and Anusuya, deputy manager of Vijaya Bank Bajpe branch were on duty at the time of the incident.
Gold was said to have stolen from the locker between March 4 and November 5. The gold belongs to Athika Banu, Lawrence Fernandes and Mohammed Hussain which was mortgaged in return for money.
However, the complaint was filed about the missing gold in Bajpe Station only on December 12.
The investigations were carried out under the supervision of police commissioner Seemant Kumar Singh and ACP Dharmaiah, and was led by ACP (Panambur) Putta Madaiah, Dinakar Shetty and Anath Murdeshwar. It was also carried out with the help of ASI K Seetharam Gowda, Shankar Nayari, HC Prakash Murthy, PC Ramu, Rajesh, Sathish, Basavaraj, Santhosh, Jabbar and jeep driver Balachandra.