THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN TREASURY OFFICER OF NAGAON(ASSAM) AND THREE OTHERS IN A CHEATING CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 28.06.2013

            The Special Judge, Guwahati(Assam) has sentenced Shri Tileshwar, the then Treasury officer; Shri Jiten Hazarika, then Accountant Treasury office; Shri Abidur Rehman, then Accountant, Intensive Cattle Development Project(ICDP), all of Nagaon(Assam) to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.5500/- each in a cheating case. A private person Shri U.N. Gogoi was also sentenced to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 2000/-.

 

            A Case was registered on 17.05.1994 by CBI against the then Officer Incharge, Intensive Cattle Development Project (ICDP) and others on the allegation that they hatched a Criminal Conspiracy with the Treasury officer, Nagaon; his Accountant and other private persons during May 1991, for cheating the Govt. of Assam through Veterinary Department. In furtherance of the said Criminal Conspiracy, the accused persons cheated the Govt. of Assam to the tune of Rs.12 Lacs(approx) on the basis of false Letter of Credits (LOC) and false bills.

 

            After completion of investigation, a Chargesheet was filed on 03.01.1997 against the then Officer Incharge, ICDP, Nagaon( Assam); Abidur Rehman, the then Accountant in ICDP, Nagaon(Assam); Sh. Tileshwar Dutta, the then Treasury Officer, Nagaon (Assam); Sh. Jiten Hazarika, the then Accountant Treasury Office, Nagaon (Assam); the then JE Civil, Office of EE(Irrigation), Nagaon; the then SO (PWD), Nagaon Building Sub-Division and three private persons U/s 120B, r/w 420, 467, 471, 477(A) & 201 of IPC & Sec. 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act 1988. The then OC, ICDP, Nagaon(Assam) and then JE Civil, O/o EE (Irrigation), Nagaon died during the trial.

 

            The Trial Court found the four said accused persons guilty and convicted them.

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