CBI FILES FOUR CHARGESHEETS AGAINST 52 ACCUSED IN CONNECTION WITH ALLEGED IRREGULARITIES IN THE IMPLEMENTATION OF NATURAL RURAL HEALTH MISSION (NRHM) FUNDS IN UTTAR PRADESH

Press Release
New Delhi , 07.09.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed four chargesheets against 52 accused, including certain the then doctors working in Govt. of UP & other persons in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Anti Corruption(West), Lucknow in connection with alleged irregularities in the implementation of Natural Rural Health Mission(NRHM) Funds in Uttar Pradesh.

 

            Two cases were registered by CBI U/s 120-B, 420, 467, 468, 471 IPC and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 in pursuance of the Orders of Hon'ble High Court of Judicature, Allahabad, Lucknow Bench.

 

            In the First case, two chargesheets were filed against 33 accused persons on the allegations that bogus transport bills for use of ambulance by Bal Mahila Chikitsalaya & Community Health Centre and bogus bills for supply of manpower were passed for payment by 29 Public servants causing wrongful gain to two persons of Lucknow based private companies. The total amount involved was Rs.60/-lakh(approx).

 

            In the Second case, two chargesheets were filed against 19 accused persons on the allegations of bogus transport bills for use of ambulance by Bal Mahila Chikitsalaya & Community Health Centre were passed for payment by 17 public servants causing wrongful loss to the tune of Rs.20 lakh(approx).

 

            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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