ONE & TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO A PRIVATE PERSON AND FOUR OFFICIALS OF ONGC IN A CHEATING CASE OF RS.1.38 CRORES (APPROX)

Press Release
New Delhi , 26.07.2013

            The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Guwahati(Assam) has convicted Shri Suraj Kamal Dutta & Prabin Kumar Hazarika, both then Senior Finance & Account Officers; Biswanath Mech, then Account Assistant, Gd-I; Bijoy Kr. Kahar, then Account Assistant Gd-I, all of ONGC, ERBC, Sibsagar (Assam) and sentenced them to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 20,000/- each for cheating the ONGC to the tune of Rs.1.38 crores(approx). One more private person Mainuddin Ahmed @ Babul Borah has also been sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.20,000/-

 

            After completion of investigation, CBI filed a Charge Sheet on 29.12.2000 U/s 120B, 420, 468, 471 IPC and Section 13(2) r/w Section 13(1)(d) of P C Act. 1988 in the court of Special Judge, CBI, Guwahati(Assam) against accused persons. It was alleged that the accused persons had hatched a criminal conspiracy amongst themselves and thereby cheated the ONGC to the tune of Rs. 1,38,44,360 by raising and passing fake & forged bills in respect of bogus Civil Works purported to have been done in various drill sites during 1995-96.

 

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

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