Police officers summon 10 more in Kolkata vaccination fraud, recover stamps of govt departments

Covid 19 Drug

< img src="https://akm-img-a-in.tosshub.com/indiatoday/images/story/202106/Covid-19_drug-647x363.png?KJFNeoKk8ddIeKTMCdVxHp.9YCoUtPs3" class="ff-og-image-inserted"/ > A day after Kolkata Cops jailed three more individuals in connection to the vaccine rip-off case in Kolkata, the main accused Debanjan Deb’s present and ex-staffers are being analyzed. Cops have actually summoned 10 more individuals for questioning.

While questioning Deborah, police learnt he utilized to write letters to different government agencies, put invoice stamps on those letters to convince the victims. He, however, composed the responses all by himself. One such letter was shared by his individual guard, who he had actually worked with.

The phony IAS officer declared that he even composed an email to a Serum Institute official demanding Covishield vaccines. Nevertheless, this claim is being validated.

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Deborah produced phony email account like deputy [email protected] using Gsuite. He has so far admitted about two camps, one in City College and another one at his workplace in Kasba. No other camp for vaccination was organised elsewhere.Cops have actually recuperated a huge number of stamps coming from different departments such as KMC, I&CA, PWD and WBSEC, has actually been found.

An overall of 8 savings account have actually likewise been discovered up until now. Out of the eight, one was in the name of Deborah’s business, M/S WBFINCORP, through which he utilized to provide wage to his staffers.

Police officers have actually up until now apprehended four individuals, consisting of Deb, till date. Deborah, who was apparently impersonating an IAS officer and carrying out a Covid-19 vaccination camp in the city.

About The Case

Debanjan Deb, 28, was jailed by the Kolkata Authorities on Wednesday for apparently impersonating an IAS officer and organising a vaccination drive in Kasba location, where actor and Trinamool Congress MP Mimi Chakraborty had also got her Covid-19 vaccine jab.

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An unique SIT was formed to examine the scam and officers from Kolkata Cops’s Detective Department were charged with leading the examination.

On Friday, the cops apprehended three more people in connection with the scam. The 3 implicated have been identified as Sushanta Das, Rabin Sikdar, and Santanu Manna.

Sushanta Das and Rabin Sikdar were jailed as they are the signatory authorities of the phony Kokata Municipal Corporation checking account that Debanjan Deborah utilized to dupe people, while Santanu Manna is a partner of Deborah.

Apart from the 3 arrests, 3 new cases have also been registered versus Debanjan Deborah in Kasba Police Headquarters. A personal firm has filed a case versus Debanjan Deb and declared that it provided about Rs 1.2 lakh to get its 172 employees immunized at a camp by Deb.

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Released at Sun, 27 Jun 2021 12:00:07 +0000