Jailed: Droylsden post office boss who stole £400k, then faked being mute for a year

A post office boss caught stealing more than £400,000 from work pretended he could not talk for more than A YEAR in a desperate bid to avoid jail.

Deeply-religious Amritpal Mehat, 26, claimed God had struck him dumb after he was arrested.

The charade ended when he was ordered into a mental health unit while on remand and began chatting to a psychologist in his native Punjabi tongue.

via Jailed: Droylsden post office boss who stole £400k, then faked being mute for a year | Manchester Evening News – menmedia.co.uk.