Utpal Dutta, a MLA of Asom Gana Parishad (AGP), became a victim of cyber crime as miscreants looted over Rs 14 lakh from his account
The legislator lost the money from his SBI account of Dispur branch. Following the incident, Dutta has lodged an FIR at Dispur police station.
The incident came to light when the MLA’s wife representing Lakhimpur assembly constituency had gone to the bank to withdraw money through a cheque. On being informed, the MLA immediately rushed to the SBI branch and came to know that his registered mobile number was changed on May 19 without his knowledge.
Utpal Dutta said in the FIR that his account number in SBI Dispur (10821663278) has been fraudulently hacked on May 19.
The AGP MLA has also alleged that some bank employees are involved in this crime and bank authorities of the branch are not cooperating with him on the issue.
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