CBI FILES CHARGESHEET AGAINST THREE ACCUSED INCLUDING AN IAS OFFICER FOR FORGERY & FABRICATION OF BANK RECORDS

Press Release
New Delhi , 22-11-2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet in the Court of Special Magistrate for CBI cases, Raipur against the then Locker Incharge & Manager, Bank of Baroda, Main Branch, Raipur and other two other persons including an IAS Officer of Chhatisgarh Government for offences punishable under sections 120-B,419,466 & 477-A of Indian Penal Code.

Based on a Preliminary Enquiry conducted by CBI, a Regular Case was registered on 31-12-2010 U/s 120-B, 419,420,467,471-A of IPC and Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against an IAS Officer, Govt of Chhattisgarh; the then Locker Incharge & Manager, Bank of Baroda, Main Branch, Raipur and other unknown persons. It was alleged that the accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy and in pursuance thereof, forgery & fabrication of bank records and back dated entries were made with regard to transfer of a locker in the Bank of Baroda, Raipur to shield the accused IAS officer from the penal provisions of Income Tax and other laws.

After thorough investigation, CBI filed a chargesheet in the Court of Special Magistrate for CBI Cases, Raipur. The Court has fixed the next date of hearing on 01.12.2011.

The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.


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