Police seek details of two Axis Bank accounts after I-T raids, FIR filed
Enforcement Department is conducting the investigation at Axis Bank.
Following the I-T raids at different branches of Axis Bank, police have now sought transaction details of two accounts and CCTV footage from the private bank's branch in Noida.
Income Tax Department had unearthed Rs 60 crore from the accounts of 20 shell companies. Details from the bank were sought after an FIR was lodged on the complaint of Delhi resident, Nandu Paswan, who claimed that someone had opened a current account in the name of a company in which he was named as a proprietor and a saving account in his name.
Paswan, according to a PTI report, lodged the complaint after Income Tax Department detected the fake accounts and interrogated him.
Inspector Bijendra Bhadana said, "Paswan claimed that someone with an intention to commit fraud had opened a current account in the name of Himani International showing him as proprietor and a saving account in his name,"
"Bank management has promised to provide CCTV footage and the complete transaction details of the account on Monday," he added. "Account opening documents and signature verifications by writing experts and CCTV footage of deposit of cash and other transactions will reveal the truth."
The Income Tax Department on December 15 had unearthed Rs 60 crore from the accounts of 20 shell companies in a raid at the Axis bank branch here.