Wokha police arrests two for alleged ‘financial misconduct’

Wokha, May 25 (MExN): The Wokha police have arrested two individuals for alleged financial misconduct, and a case has been registered against the duo under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). 

A press release from the Additional Superintendent of Police & PRO DEF Wokha, K Soriso, informed that the matter came to light when a complaint was received from Gaijinlung Kamai, Branch Head of Axis Bank Wokha, concerning “financial misconduct” involving two of their employees. 

The duo were identified as Lochumbeni Erui, who was serving as a Cashier, and Tungdemo Murry, an Assistant Sales Manager at Axis Bank, Wokha. 

The individuals were accused of embezzling an amount totaling Rs 14,62,500 from the bank account of Don Bosco Higher Secondary School Wokha, which had been maintaining its account since January 8, 2023, for the purpose of collecting fees, the release said. 

As per preliminary enquiries conducted, it was ascertained that Murry was residing in Dimapur while Erui was residing in Delhi, as the duo had resigned from the job after the incident, it informed.

On inquiry, it was ascertained that the duo involved in embezzling bank money without the knowledge of their authority, it added. 

During further enquiry, the police also discovered that they had also given a confession letter to the erstwhile Bank Head Kahuto Achumi regarding their involvement in school fee embezzlement, the PRO release further stated.

Based on the findings, a case has been registered against the accused for further investigation, it added.