Abscondment may be defined as: desertion/ as breach/repudiation of contract, or dismissal of employee by employee himself
You have handed over your resignation to designated employee in HR, thus you have not absconded. The reason stated by you for resignation is valid reasons.
Resignation can be without permission or Notice.
If your terms of employment state notice pay in lieu of notice period company can adjust notice pay in FNF settlement and still if some amounts are due towards you it may ask you to pay.
The company levels charge of abscondment to deny FNF settlement/proper relieving/relieving letter and thus arm twist the employee come back running to employer, and set an illustratious example for other employees to frighten them.
The PF forms can be attested by a gazetted Officer/BM of the bank where you hold operative bank a/c, and submitted thru local PF office where you currently reside to concerned PF office where your PF a/c is maintained.
However do not forget to obtain proper acknowledgment.
You have to attach a letter that you have been submitting the PF forms to company and it has not attested the forms and submitted to concerned PF office or you for onwards submission to concerned PF office.
Declining to attest PF forms is offence. PF can not be blocked or attached even bu a court decree.
As a HR person you should be aware of it.
You may meet PRO,APFC,RPFC at your local PF office in person.
Employee should never act in haste while joining, while working, while separating…………and should always consult elders in the family, competent and experienced well wishers, lawyer/law firm and proceed under expert advice.