The Bureau of Investigation Economic Offences (BIEO) arrested five persons from Guwahati on Tuesday on charges of duping the Punjab National Bank (PNB) of more than Rs. 1 crore.
The arrested persons are identified as Banwari Lal Pareek, Amarendra Kalita, Phanidhar Talukdar, Saroj Sarma and Sailen Roy.
They have been sent to three-day police custody. The BIEO registered a case following a complaint by an official of the PNB, Zoo Road branch.
Meanwhile, police believe that employees of the bank might also be involved in the case.