FIVE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO TWO THEN JUNIOR ENGINEERS AND A CARRIAGE TRANSPORTER FOR CAUSING LOSS OF RS.70 LAKH(APPROX)

Press Release
New Delhi , 22.05.2013

     The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Patna has convicted B N Kunwar & D C Choudhary, both then Junior Engineers, RCD, Motihari (Bihar) and D N Singh, Carriage Contractor. All the three accused were sentenced to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment for misappropriating the bulk Bitumen.

 

     The instant case was lodged by Birendra Narayan Kunwar, JE, RCD Motihari vide Motihari P. S. case No 126/96 alleging therein that carriage transporter D.N.Singh lifted 546.86 MT Bulk Bitumen against S.O. No. 4773 (E) dt. 23.07.94 but delivered only 120.84 MT. He also lifted 1024.96 MT Bulk Bitumen in respect of S.O.No. 5502 (E) dt. 17.08.94 but supplied only 12.32 MT to consignee RCD Motihari. Thus, the carriage transporter D.N. Singh misappropriated Bulk Bitumen worth about Rs 70 lakh.

 

     CBI took up the investigation on the directions of Hon’ble High Court, Patna and registered a case on 05.03.1997.

 

     After investigation, charge sheet was filed against three accused persons, namely D. N. Singh, Carriage contractor; B. N. Kunwar & D. C. Choudhary, both then JEs, RCD, Motihari.

 

     The Trial Court found all the accused guilty and convicted them.

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