Bihar Economic Offence Wing (EOW) has arrested a retired Bank Manager in connection with nearly 700 crore rupees funds transfer scam taking the number of people nabbed in the scam to 8. Bhagalpur Senior Police Superintendent Manoj Kumar said that a joint team of EOW and district police’s Special Investigation Team conducted raids at the retired manager of Bank of Baroda AK Singh’s residence and took him into custody.
He said that several incriminating documents were seized from his residence. Mr Kumar said eight people have been arrested so far and several others were being quizzed in the scam. He said, the Road Construction Department lodged an FIR in the scam. SSP said efforts are underway to find out assets created by people associated with Srijan Mahila Vikas Samiti, the NGO considered as the kingpin of the scam.