Chief Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kathua, RC Kotwal, says JK Grameen Bank security guard Sherpur Hiranagar concocted a story about him snatching money to distract from investigations policewomen.
“On December 27, a written complaint was received from Anil Santral, Branch Manager of JK Grameen Bank Sherpur Hiranagar, stating that an unarmed Bank guard Mohit Singh had been delegated to deposit a sum of money in the amount of Rs 650,000 at J&K Bank Branch Hiranagar Morh when he reached at Bassi -Jamwal near Jandi Morh on his motorbike was kicked by three miscreants on motorbikes who suddenly came from behind who snatched a bag containing an amount of Rs. 650,000/-,” said SSP Kathua, Mr. Kotwal.
SSP Kathua said, “As a result, a task force has been formed and a task force headed by Inspector Yash Paul Sharma SHO P/S Hiranagar has undertaken investigations to catch the miscreants involved in the matter in question.
“With the help of Human Resources and Technical Support, the team today managed to recover the full amount of Rs 650,000/- from the accused Mohit Singh – Bank Guard, son of Kuldeep Singh, a resident of Sial Tehsil Rajpura Samba district, he added.
“During the investigation, the unarmed guard of the said bank Mohit Singh told a false story to the manager of the said bank regarding the theft of cash,” SSP Kathua added.
A senior police officer said further investigations were ongoing in this regard.