February 19, 2018 / 4:39 PM / in 8 months

CBI arrests three more Punjab National Bank staff in fraud case

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested three more employees of Punjab National Bank in a $1.77 billion fraud case, a CBI official said on Monday.

People carry plywood sheets outside a Punjab National Bank branch after it was sealed by India's federal police in Mumbai, India, February 19, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

The three arrests include two managers of the forex department and one officer responsible for checking swift messages, the official said.

Last week, the police arrested three people, including two employees of PNB, as part of an investigation into the country’s biggest-ever bank scam.

Reporting by Aditya Kalra. Editing by Jane Merriman

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