Treasury fund fraud case: Main accused arrested


Thiruvananthapuram: The main accused in the treasury fraud case has been arrested. Bijulal was arrested from the lawyer’s office in Thiruvananthapuram for embezzling Rs 2 crore from the Vanchiyoor sub – treasury. The day before, the police had raided Bijulal’s house in Balaramapuram, his rented house in Karamana and his relatives’ houses. Bijulal had filed an anticipatory bail application in the Thiruvananthapuram Principal Sessions Court. He is now being crucified for suspicion and misunderstanding. Bijulal has pleaded not guilty in the case.

On May 31, Rs 2 crore was swindled using the password of a retired treasury employee. Of this, Rs 61 lakh was transferred from two treasury accounts to five bank accounts of family members, according to the police case. A departmental inquiry is underway against the accused Bijulal.