The authorities of General Post Office in Chattogram yesterday handed over two of its staff to police on the charge of embezzling clients' money of Tk 45 lakh.
The arrestees are Assistant Post Master-6 Nur Mohammed and Counter Operator Sarwar Alam Khan, said police.
They usually work at the savings department where clients deposit and withdraw money, said the law enforcers.
Noble Chakma, assistant commissioner (Kotwali Zone) of Chattogram Metropolitan Police, told The Daily Star, "During an internal audit, GPO authorities found that the two are involved in the embezzlement and handed them over to Kotwali police."
Police sources said Post Office Inspector Rajib Pal lodged a complaint with the police station regarding the matter.
"The law enforcers will now send it to the Anti-Corruption Commission for further legal actions," said AC Noble.
The complaint said the two detainees are directly involved in embezzlement.