34 ACCUSED PERSONS SENTENCED TO UNDERGO RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT OF ONE TO SIX YEARS WITH A FINE OF RS.TEN THOUSAND TO THREE LAKH IN A FODDER SCAM CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 05.05.2012

            The Special Judge, AHD, CBI, Ranchi has today sentenced 34 accused persons in one of the Fodder Scam Cases.

 

            The 34 accused persons sentenced are: Dr Krishna Mohan Prasad, Ranchi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Brahmshankar Sahay, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Dr Kirti Narayan Jha, Retired Regional Director, AHD, Ranchi to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.Three lakh; Krishna Mohan Prasad Sinha, Retired Budget & Accounts Officer, AHD, Patna to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Three lakh; Nitya Nand Kumar Singh, Ex-Budget & Accounts Officer, AHD, Patna to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Three lakh; Jai Kishan Prasad, Retired Budget & Accounts officer, AHD, Patna to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Three lakh; Dr.Parimal Chakraborty, Retired General Manager, Milk Supply-cum-Dairy Farm, Hotwar, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Dr. Ram Prakash Ram, the then General Manager, Milk Supply cum- Dairy Farm, Hotwar, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs. One lakh; Dr. Kashi Nath Singh, the then Regional Director, AHD, Hazaribagh to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Dr Gauri Shankar Prasad, the then DAHO Ranchi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Dr.Junul Bhengraj, Ex-DAHO, AHD, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Dr Kameshwar Sahay, the then DAHO Gumla to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Devendra Prasad Srivastava, the then Asstt. Commissioner, Commercial Taxes (Intelligence), Patna, Bihar to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Suraj Prasad Singh, Ex-Accountant, Doranda Treasury, Ranchi to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Ten Thousand; Ainul Haque Ex-Accountant, Doranda Treasury, Ranchi to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Ten thousand; D.N. Sahay, Ex-Scrutiny Clerk, Doranda Treasury, Ranchi to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Ten thousand; Dr Bijayshwarn Prasad Sinha, Prop of M/s Akata Veterinary Works, Ranchi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two Lakh; Ram Nandan Singh, Partner & Manager of M/s Agrovet Sales and Services, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Tripurari Mohan Prasad, Prop of M/s Bihar Surgico Medico Agency, Patna to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Sunil Kumar Sinha, Prop of M/s Shree Baba Chemical Works, Patna & Director of M/s Mastrin Pharmaceuticals (I) Pvt Ltd Patna to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Anil Kumar Sinha, Director of M/s Mastrin Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd, Patna to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Sushil Kumar Sinha Prop of M/s Samarpan Veterinary Enterprises Patna & partner of M/s Manas Sales Corporation, Patna to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Md Sayeed Partner of M/s Chhotanagpur Cattle Food Supply Co, Ranchi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Suresh Kumar Dubey, Prop of M/s Chhotanagpur Veterinary Enterprises, Ranchi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Dr Ajit Kumar Verma Manager of M/s Micro Ramedies, SP Verma Road, Patna to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh fifty thousand; Nayan Ranjan, Prop of Nayan Pharma, Patna to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Rama Shankar Singh, Prop of M/s Inter Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd, Patna & Managing Director, M/s Intra Laboratories, Patna to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Ten thousand; Mohinder Singh Bedi, Prop of M/s Semex Cryogenics,Delhi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One Lakh; Sarad Kumar Prop of M/s Aprajita Enterprises, Ranchi to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Ten thousand; Satyendra Kumar Mehra, Prop of M/s Satyendra Construction Co, Ranchi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Two lakh; Jag Mohan Lal Kakkar to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh fifty thousand; Rajesh Mehra to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh; Gajendra Kumar Kakkar to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.One lakh and Ravindra Kumar Mehra to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs. One lakh.

 

            In this case, chargesheet was filed against a total of 54 accused persons for fraudulent withdrawal of Rs.6,60,45,710/- from Doranda Treasury during the period between 1980 and 1990 on the basis of forged & fabricated allotment letters and spurious bills. These bills were raised either without effecting the supply of any material or by effecting the partial supply of vet medicines, instruments(Artificial Insemination Kit), yellow maize and Ground Nut cake etc to the farm of Animal Husbandry Department, Hotwar, Ranchi.

 

            Out of a total of 54 accused persons, who were sent up for trial, 17 accused persons died during trial. They were: Dr Shyam Bihari Sinha, the then Regional Director; Dr Ram Raj Ram, the then Director, AHD, Patna; Dr. Hari Saran Sinha, the then Director, AHD, Patna; R.N. Banerjee, Retired Budget & Accounts Officer AHD, Patna; Dr Shyamal Kishore Sharma, the then General Manager, Milk Supply Cum-Diary Farm, Hotwar, Ranchi; Dr.Anand Swarup, Retired Director, Animal Health & Production Institution,Ranchi; Dr Trilok Prasad, Retired DAHO Bhagalpur; Dr. Pandey Chandreshwar Prasad Sharma, DAHO Chaibasa; Dr Vidhya Bhushan, the then DAHO, AHD, Ranchi; Dr J.P. Verma, Ex-Regional Director, AHD, Ranchi; Dr Simon Kujur, Ex Regional Director, AHD, Ranchi; Dr Barmeshwar Prasad Singh, Ex-Regional Director, AHD, Ranchi; Rup Narayan Prasad, Ex- Asstt. Treasury Officer, Doranda Treasury, Ranchi;,T.N. Pathak; Om Prakash Sharma, Prop of M/s Durga Medical Hall, Bhagalpur; K.P. Mohd Osman, Prop of M/s K.P. Mohd. Osman, Kolkata and Krishna Kishore Verma, Prop of M/s New India Enterprises Pandra, Hehal Ranchi.

 

            One accused namely Dipesh Chandak, Prop of M/s Maheshwari Feed Trading Co, Kolkata was granted pardon after he was made an approver.

 

            Two of the chargesheeted accused are absconding. These are: Chinta Verma, Prop of M/s A.K. Enterprises, Patna & Ajit Kumar Verma, Manager of M/s A.K.Enterprises, Patna.

 

            This is 43rd case so far disposed off from trial by the Special Court at Ranchi.

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