Over Rs 14 lakh in coins go missing from bank in Odisha

Paradeep: More than Rs 14 lakh in coins allegedly went missing from Union Bank of India’s Paradeep Garh branch in the port town of Odisha.

Branch manager Santosh Kumar, who joined on January 25, detected about the missing of Rs 14.86 lakh in coins of Rs 1, Rs 2 and Rs 5 denominations, which were deposited in the bank between 2016 and 2020.

The matter came to fore during an internal audit of the branch, yesterday. Kumar has lodged a complaint in this connection with police against four staffers of the bank, two of whom were earlier working as branch manager.

A case has been registered under Sections 420, 409 and 34 of IPC against the accused.

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