Kolkata, Feb 1 IANS | 7 months ago

A court here Saturday sent a man arrested for allegedly duping former Indian cricketer V.V.S. Laxman to eight days transit remand so he can taken to Hyderabad for questioning, police said.


A police team from Cyberabad which is investigating the case following Laxman's complaint that Rs.10 lakh was fraudulently withdrawn from his bank account in Hyderabad, arrived in the city earlier in the day and will be escorting Izazul Sheikh back for interrogation.

Sheikh, who allegedly siphoned the money from Laxman's bank account, was arrested from a nationalised bank's branch in Salt Lake area here Friday.

"Sheikh was presented before a court here which remanded him in police custody for eight days. He will be taken to Hyderabad for interrogation by the Cyberabad police who are investigating the case," said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Detective Department) Arnab Ghosh.

Laxman had filed the complaint earlier this week after discovering the money was withdrawn from his bank account without his knowledge.

According to police, bank officials had alerted them after Rs.10 lakh was deposited into Sheikh's long-dormant bank account.

"Following the information from the bank as well as intimation from the Cyberabad police, we laid a trap and apprehended Sheikh," said Ghosh.

(Posted on 01-02-2014)


Information on States of India:

Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal

INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:

Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |

MORE MAPS OF INDIA:

Airports of India | Districts of India | India Pilgrim Centers | Tourism Map of India | National Highways in India | India Railway Routes |

INDIA CITY MAPS:

Ahmadabad | Bangalore | Chennai | Coimbatore | Delhi | Hyderabad/Secunderabad | Kochi | Kolkata | Mumbai | Pondicherry | Pune | Surat |

KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:

Alappuzha | Ernakulam | Idukki | Kannur | Kasaragod | Kollam | Kottayam | Kozhikode | Malappuram | Palakkad | Pathanamthitta | Thiruvananthapuram | Thrissur | Wayanad |