In a bizarre incident, a man identified as Ranjit Das from Bihar’s Khagaria district received Rs 5.5 lakh in his account due to a bank error. He received the amount in March this year and refused to return it claiming that the amount was deposited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“We have arrested Ranjit Das on the complaint given by the manager of the bank. Further investigation is on,” said Mansi station house officer Deepak Kumar.
“I was very happy when I received the money in March this year. I thought as Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised everyone of depositing Rs 15 lakh in their bank account,I thought that it could be the first installment of it. I have spent all the money. Now, I did not have money in my bank account,” said Ranjit Das in a statement to the police.
The Gramin Bank in Khagaria had mistakenly deposited Rs 5.5 in the account of Ranjit Das, a native of Bakhtiyarpur village under Mansi police station. The bank manager lodged a complaint after Das refused to return the money despite several notices.