61 ACCUSED PERSONS SENTENCED TO RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT OF ONE TO SEVEN YEARS WITH A FINE OF RS.THIRTY THOUSAND TO RS.THIRTY LAKH IN A FODDER SCAM CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 20.01.2012

            The Special Judge, AHD, CBI, Ranchi sentenced 41 accused persons in one of the Fodder Scam Cases on 18.1.2012. Earlier, 20 accused persons were sentenced on 16.1.2012.

            The 41 accused persons sentenced on 18.01.2012 are; Dr.Ram Prakash, the then Drawing and Disbursing Officer, DAHO, Jamshedpur to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Five lakh; Dr.Shiv Nandan Prasad, the then Assistant Director(Poultry), Poultry Firm, Golpahari, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Avdesh Kumar, the then Manager(Piggery Firm), Pig Development Unit, Golpahari, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Rakesh Kumar, the then T.V.O(Mobile), O/o DAHO, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.R.K.Sharma, the then T.V.O(Mobile), O/o DAHO to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Vijay Pratap Singh, the then SAHO, Sadar, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Uday Shankar, the then Manager(Piggery), O/o DAHO, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Ranjit Singh, the then Treasury Officer, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Bachhu Singh, the then Head Accountant, Govt. Treasury, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Forty thousand; Dhanpat Pandey, the then Assistant Accountant, Govt. Treasury, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs. Forty thousand; Dr.Kriti Narayan Jha, the then Regional Director, South Chhotanagpur Region AHD, Ranchi to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dr.Junul Bhengraj, the then Regional Director, South Chhotanagpur Region, AHD, Ranchi to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dr.Krishna Mohan Prasad, the then Assistant Director(Planning), South Chhotanagpur Region to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Braj Bhushan Prasad, the then Budget & Accounts Officer, AHD, Patna to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Md.Sayeed, Supplier/Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Md.Sanul Haque, Supplier/Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Md.Ekram, Supplier/Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Md.Hussain, Supplier/Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Md.Tauheed, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Shaad and Co. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Satendra Kumar Mehra, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Vishal Enterprises to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty lakh; Shashi Bhushan Prasad, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Sashi Bhushan Prasad Singh to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Vijay Kumar Mallik, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Malik Enterprises to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Tripurari Mohan Prasad, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Bihar Surgico Medico Agency to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Sushil Kumar, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Bihar Surgico Medico Agency to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Sunil Kumar Sinha, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Mastrin Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Anil Kumar Singh, Supplier/Director of M/s Mastrin Pharmaceutical Pvt. Ltd. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dr.B.P.Sinha, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Akta Veterinary Work, Ranchi) to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dr.D.K.Rai, Supplier/Proprietor of M/S Swastik Drug Agency, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Subhashish Dev Roy, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Srearam Enterprises, Jamshedpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dayanand Kashyap, Supplier of M/s Baisnow Enterprises, Ranchi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Baldeo Sahu, Supplier/Partner of M/s Baisnow Enterprises, Ranchi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; S.N.Sinha, Supplier/Director of M/s Enterprises Pharmaceutical to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Rama Shankar Singh, Supplier/Director of M/S Enterprises Pharmaceutical to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Mahendra Prasad, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s B.R.Pharma Pvt.Ltd. to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Dinesh Kumar Sinha, Supplier/Partner of M/s Ceplac Pharmaceutical to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Surendra Kumar Rai, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Indraprasth Agency to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh; Mahendra Singh Bedi, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Semex Cryogenics, New Delhi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Rajan Mehta, Supplier/Manager of M/s Asian Breeders, New Delhi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Harish Kumar, Supplier/Partner of M/s Asian Breeders, New Delhi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh; Braj Kishore Agarwal, Supplier(Proprietor of M/s B.K.Enterprises to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Fifteen lakh & B.K.Sinha, Supplier/Director of M/s Inter Pharmaceuticals India Pvt. Ltd., Ashok Cinema Building, Patna to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Six lakh.

            In this case, chargesheet was filed against a total of 73 accused persons for fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.14,40,95, 401/- from Jamshedpur Treasury during the Financial Year 1991-95 on the basis of forged budget allotment/sub-allotment letters and false bills. The false bills were either raised without effecting any supply or after making partial supply of poultry feed and vet medicines to Animal Husbandry Department.

            Out of 73 chargesheeted persons, five accused persons died during trial; four accused persons were made approvers; one accused Pramod Kumar Jaiswal (Supplier) was convicted earlier after he pleaded guilty and one accused person, namely Sateyendra Kumar has been absconding. One accused R.G.Sharma was discharged during trial. Thus, on the day of judgement, a total of 61 accused persons were facing trial. All the 61 accused persons have been convicted on 16.01.2012.

            Earlier, 20 accused persons were sentenced on 16.01.2012 to undergo Rigorous Imprisonment of one to three years with a fine varying from Rs.30,000/- to Rs.3,00,000/- in this case. The 20 accused persons sentenced were, Anant Pandey, the then Assistant in the office of DAHO to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Eighty thousand; Kodai Ram, the then Accountant in the office of the DAHO to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Eighty thousand; A.K.Pathak, the then Assistant in the office of DAHO to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Eighty thousand; Sairoon Nisha, Supplier/Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co. to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.3 lakh; Sanjay Sinha, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Sanjay Sinha to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Sixty thousand; Rajendra Kumar Harit, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Aporajita Enterprises to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.1.5 lakh; Ram Nandan Singh, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Agrovet Sales & Services to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.1.5 lakh; Umesh Dubey, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Janta Veterinary, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.1.5 lakh; Ram Avtar Sharma, Supplier/ Proprietor of M/s Supplier M/s Tirupati Agency to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Sixty thousand; Dr.Ranjit Kumar Mishra, Supplier/Director of M/s Indian Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.1.5 lakh; Bimla Sharma, Supplier/Partner of M/s AB Sales, Ranchi to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty thousand; Apornita Kundu, Supplier/Partner of M/s Sarveshwari Drug Agency to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs. Thirty thousand; Smt.Madu,Supplier/Partner of M/s Sarveshwai Drug Agency to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs. Thirty thousand; Smt. Madhu Mehta, Supplier/Partner of M/s Asian Breeders, New Delhi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Three lakh; Bimal Kumar Agarwal, Supplier/Partner of M/s Roop Supply Co., Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Sixty thousand; Suresh Dubey,Supplier/Proprietor of M/s Chhotanagpur Veterinary to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Sixty thousand; Suraj Mal Dubey, Supplier to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty thousand; Mrs.Saraswati Chandra, Supplier/Proprietor of M/s S.R.Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Three lakh; Kailashmani Kashyap Supplier/Partner of M/s Baisnow Enterprises, Ranchi to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty thousand & Sukuntala Sinha, Supplier/Director of M/s Enterprises Pharmaceutical to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Thirty thousand.

            This is 39th case so far disposed off from trial by the Special Court at Ranchi.

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