Sub-treasury fraud: Accused Bijulal arrested

Thiruvananthapuram: M.R Bijulal, a suspended senior accountant, suspected to be the prime accused in the 'embezzlement' of funds from a sub-treasury in Thiruvananthapuram, has been arrested.

Bijulal was arrested from his advocate's office behind the district court in Thiruvananthapuram.

The Finance department had earlier summarily dismissed him without issuing any notice.

Bijulal had transferred Rs 61.23 lakh to his bank accounts and kept Rs 1.37 crore in the treasury account. Asianet Online