The suspect official siphoned money from savings accounts, recurring deposit accounts, Sukanya Samruddhi Accounts, Time Deposit Accounts, Monthly Income Scheme Accounts and Postal Life Insurance Schemes by meaning of forgery.
According to the police, Karajgikar works at a courier firm. He was asked by a businessman to hand over Rs 29,24,650 cash to another businessman in the city. So, he was coming to Pune in a private bus with the money.
Primary investigation by Pune police found that Samui had recently visited the temple town of Trimbakeshwar in Nashik district, and from there he reached Pune and was planning to fly to Kolkata before he was arrested.
The Buddy Cop project was started by then Pune Police Commissioner Rashmi Shukla in mid-2017 following the murders of Antara Das and Rasila Raju OP within a month between December 2016 and January 2017.
With the increasing volume of traffic over the years, the two-day market had become an inconvenience to commuters, leading the authorities to take a decision to ban vendors from selling goods on the road.
Police said a suicide note in Mali’s handwriting has been recovered from his room. Police Inspector Dagadu Hake of Lonikand police station said that the primary investigation has revealed that Mali was addicted to the ‘Blue Whale’ game on his cellphone.