Shivraj Puri, the main accused in the estimated Rs 400 crore fraud at Citibank’s Gurgaon branch, was remanded in 14 days’ judicial custody by a local court today. Chief Judicial Magistrate D N Bhardwaj ordered Puri to be taken into judicial remand for 14 days till January 28 at a hearing today. Puri has been in police custody for the past 14 days in connection with the fraud.
Puri, who was formerly a Relationship Manager at Citibank’s Gurgaon branch, was initially taken into 7 days’ police custody on December 30, 2010, after the Rs 400 crore scam was detected. Later, police remand of Puri was extended for six days on January 6 and then, subsequently, for two days on January 12.