Two officials of a public sector bankwere today sentenced to one-year rigorous imprisonment by aCBI court here for committing a fraud on the bank and causing a loss of Rs 18 lakh in 2005-06.
Additional Special Judge for CBI, Sengottaiyan, convictedCanara Bank, Nungambakkam branch, (Credit) Manager, Ammaiyappan and its Chief Manager, K Srinivasan, besides the Managing Director of Dhanush Technologies Ltd, AV Srinivasan, and sentenced all of them to one year rigorous imprisonment.
Investigation revealed that the trio had along with a fewothers entered into a criminal conspiracy and cheated the bank.
Ammaiyappan, by abusing his official position, processedpersonal loan applications of nine "fictitious" employees of Dhanush Technologies.
Chief Manager K Srinivasan sanctioned the nine personal loans of Rs 2 lakh each under Can Budget scheme, causing a loss of Rs 18 lakh to the bank, it said.
CBI filed a charge-sheet against the accused and, on completion of the trial, the CBI Court sentenced them and also imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 each on the three, a CBI release said.
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