Indian man in Bahrain jailed for embezzlement

Dubai, June 4 (IANS) An Indian man in Bahrain has been sentenced to jail for two years for embezzling 30,000 Bahraini dinars from his employer.

A criminal court in that Gulf nation sentenced the man, who worked as an accountant in an Arabic newspaper, the Gulf Daily News reported Tuesday.

According to the report, the man, who has not been identified, used to remove the names of legitimate recipients from company payment documents and replace these with his own name and bank account number.

He would then insert these in a stack of papers requiring signatures, and have these signed by the company management unknowingly.

The man would be deported to India after serving the jail term, the report said.

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