Nirav Modi fraud: Odia banker arrested by CBI


Bhubaneswar: Close on the heels of the USD 2 billion fraud in the Punjab National Bank (PNB), a local court in Mumbai on Friday remanded Bishnubrata Mishra, a retired Odia official of the bank to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) custody till March 14.

Mishra, a native of Keonjhar district was arrested by the Central agency on Thursday.

According to CBI, Mishra who was working as the Internal Chief Auditor was responsible for concurrent audit for the year 2011-2015 at the PNB’s Brady House branch in Mumbai.

Besides, he was also responsible for auditing the procedures and practices followed in the branch and report them, the CBI pointed out.

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