Cops from the Property Cell of Mumbai Crime Branch, who were investigating the case, have arrested the employee who handled the couple’s banking for allegedly sharing their bank details and a cheque to theconmen, who used it to transfer the amount into a fake ban account.
Anil Thadani, who is the husband of the actress, had approached Additional Commissioner of Crime Branch, Niket Kaushik, and lodged a complaint that Rs 12.58 lakh were transferred from his bank account without his consent.
The cops had arrested Mujamil Tazdar alias Sumit Gupta who revealed to them that he was given the cheque by Omprakash Lallan Pattak who works as an accountant with the Anil Thadani since the last six years.
"The employee was promised 50 per cent share," said a police official
On October 17, 2013, MiD DAY had reported (‘Conman trying to flee cops run over by bus’) how accused Mujjamil Alam Tazdar and Salim Usman Gani Sayyed had transferred the amount from Anil Thadani’s Yes Bank account to an IDBI account belonging to one Sumit Gupta, an alias that Tazdar used.
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