Citibank fraud suspect sent to 7 days custody

Shivraj Puri, the alleged mastermind behind Rs 300 crore Citibank fraud in the branch was remanded in 7 days` police custody.

Last Updated: Dec 30, 2010, 18:11 PM IST

Gurgaon: Shivraj Puri, the alleged
mastermind behind Rs 300 crore Citibank fraud in the branch, was on Thursday remanded in 7 days` police custody.

Duty Magistrate Raj Kumar Yadav has sent Citibank fraud
accused to 7 days police custody, Gurgaon Police Commissioner
S S Deswal said.

After his arrest this morning, Puri, the Relationship
Manager of Citibank, Gurgaon branch, was produced before a
special court as other courts are on winter vacation.

During the interrogation the police would trace the money
trail which were fraudulently collected from High Networth
Individuals (HNIs) by promising unusually high returns of 18
per cent, Deswal said.

PTI