Customers at Odisha Kalinga Gramya Bank in Batipada, Aul block, Kendrapara district received text messages requesting credit amounts ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 70,000. Bank authorities are perplexed by the deposits, with 200 to 250 people visiting the branch to withdraw cash…
After money was credited to the bank accounts of several customers from ‘unknown sources,’ there was a mad rush at Odisha Kalinga Gramya Bank in Batipada, Aul block, Kendrapara district.
Customers flocked to the bank after receiving text messages requesting Rs 10,000–Rs 70,000 in credit. Many customers went to the bank to find out who deposited the money, while others withdrawn cash.
“I went to the bank after learning that my and others’ accounts had been credited.” It’s unclear who sent the money. Customer Minati Sahu said, “I came to withdraw Rs 10,000 because others had done so.”
Customers and bank officials are confused by their deposits.
The branch manager said, “Since this morning, some of our customers have begun receiving money ranging from Rs 2,000 to Rs 30,000.” Where the bank deposits came from is unknown. We found Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima funds. Unknown how it happened.”
The branch manager estimated 200–250 people withdrew money from the branch. He added, “I’d seen some customers with credit of Rs 60,000 to Rs 80,000.” We have no idea about the money credit and are verifying it.”
Odisha Kalinga Gramya Bank in Batipada, Aul block, Kendrapara district experienced a massive rush of customers after receiving text messages requesting credit in amounts ranging from Rs 10,000 to Rs 70,000. Customers went to the bank to find out who deposited the money and others were seen withdrawing cash. Branch Manager Pratap Pradhan stated that some customers began receiving money ranging from Rs 2,000 to Rs 30,000 since this morning. He estimated that 200 to 250 people had come to the branch to withdraw money. The bank authorities are still trying to verify the money credit and are not sure where it came from.