Sidhbhava Jaybhaye (Photo: Hanif Patel)

Mumbai Crime: Cop probing Rs 200 crore corporate bank account hack shot at in Virar

By Samiullah Khan | Mumbai

Updated: 08 March, 2020 13:56 IST

The cop was instrumental in foiling a hacking bid by seven people

A woman police official probing a Rs 200-crore corporate hacking case was fired by an unknown masked accused in Virar. Assistant women inspector Sidhbhava Jaybhaye is the in-charge of the local crime branch in Palghar district.

The incident took place on Saturday night near Virar Phata when Jaybhaye was traveling by her car. The masked accused who was on his bike came ahead and fired a bullet on her which hit the car bonnet, and fled the spot, police said. Initial reports have said Jaybhaye is safe and unhurt. The police is checking the CCTV footage and is conducting an investigation.

Sidhbhava Jaybhaye's car

Jaybhaye was investigating a hacking bid by seven people of a bank account of a corporate entity. The accused were trying to steal Rs 200 crore from a bank account in neighboring Mumbai.

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First Published: 08 March, 2020 09:54 IST

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