‘Min­istry staff’ dupe bank of 93L

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pri­vate bank was duped of Rs 93.80 lakh by 17 per­sons pos­ing as labour min­istry em­ploy­ees, the po­lice said on Satur­day. A case has been reg­is­tered on a com­plaint by an em­ployee of ICICI Bank with the Crime Branch, they added. The ac­cused per­sons took loans from the bank to the tune of Rs 93.80 lakh by sub­mit­ting fake ID cards of the min­istry and other doc­u­ments. The fraud hap­pened in 2016 and fol­low­ing the dis­cov­ery of the fraud, an in­ter­nal in­quiry was con­ducted by the bank, po­lice said. New Delhi: Reach­ing med­i­cal help should have taken Mo­ham­mad Ri­azud­din around 10 min­utes from his home in Lal Kuan in Old Delhi. In­stead, the am­bu­lance hur­ry­ing the 45-year-old who had suf­fered a heart at­tack on Satur­day morn­ing to hos­pi­tal had its progress ham­pered by con­ges­tion. Even half an hour later, it had moved just around 100 me­tres. By the time, Ri­azud­din reached Bansal Hos­pi­tal in Hauz Qazi a few kilo­me­tres from his home, an hour had elapsed — and he had breathed his last.

Per­haps if the au­thor­i­ties had lis­tened to nu­mer­ous pleas for a relook at the ex­ist­ing road sys­tem, Ri­azud­din may not have lost his life. He ex­pe­ri­enced chest pain around 10 on Satur­day morn­ing and was ad­vised to go to the near­est hos­pi­tal by a doc­tor the fam­ily con­sulted. They

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