TEN ACCUSED SENTENCED TO UNDERGO RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT OF FOUR TO SIX YEARS WITH FINE OF Rs. ONE LAKH TO FOUR LAKHS IN A FODDER SCAM CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 03.06.2013

            The Special Judge, CBI, AHD, Ranchi(Jharkhand) has today sentenced 10 accused persons in one of the Fodder Scam Cases tried at Ranchi.

 

            The ten accused persons are Dr Om Prakash Diwakar, the than Regional Director, AHD, Dumka to undergo six years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. Four Lakhs; Dr Ajit Kumar Sinha, then TVO(M), Godda, working in the office of DAHO Godda to undergo six years RI with fine of Rs. Four Lakhs; Braj Bhushan Prasad, Retd Budget Cum Accountant officer, AHD Patna to undergo five years RI with fine of Rs. Two Lakhs; Rajesh Kumar Sinha, owner of M/s Tara Pharmaceuticals J&K Towor, Ex Hibition Road, Patna to undergo five years RI with fine of Rs. Two Lakhs; Naresh Prasad, Owner of M/s Vyapar Kutir, Patna to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs. 1.60 Lakhs ; Rakesh kumar Sinha, the then Treasury Officer. Godda, to undergo five years RI with fine of Rs. Two Lakhs; Bal Krishna Dubey, the then Accountant, Treasury office, Godda to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs. One Lakh; Bhanukar Dubey, the then Assistant , Treasury office, Godda to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs. One Lakh; Dr R.K. Rana, Ex-MLA, resident of Narayanpur, Distt. Bhagalpur to undergo five years RI with fine of Rs. Two Lakhs and Dhruv Bhagat, Ex-MLA, resident of Sangrampur, Distt, Munger to undergo five years RI with fine of Rs.Two Lakhs.

 

            In this case chargesheet was filed in the court against 15 accused persons on the allegations that the accused siphoned off an amount of Rs. 36,65,861/- from Godda(Jharkhand) Treasury on strength of forged & fabricated allotment letters, false supply bills raised by the accused suppliers either without effecting the supply of any material, billed for or by making part supply. Out of 15, two died during trial & one pleaded guilty. Remaining 12 accused persons were facing trial. Out of 12, Ten accused persons were convicted on 31.05.2013. Two persons i.e one Statistical Supervisor and other Supplier were acquitted by the Court.

 

            This is 44th Fodder Scam Case so far disposed off from trial at Ranchi.

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