THREE YEARS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS. 27,00,000/- TO THEN ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER, BSNL IN A DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 30.01.2017

         

          The Special Judge, CBI Court No-4, Ahmedabad (Gujarat) has convicted Shri Kiran Premchand Patel, then Assistant General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Bhavnagar (Gujarat) for possession of disproportionate assets and sentenced him to undergo three years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 27,00,000/-.

           CBI had registered a case against Sh. Kiran Premchand, then Assistant General Manager, BSNL, Bhavnagar; his wife and son (both private persons) who had acquired disproportionate assets during the check period 01.01.1997 to 13.01.2004. After investigation, charge sheet U/s. 109 of IPC & Sec. 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of PC Act, 1988 was filed on 25.08.2006 against the accused persons in the Designated Court at Ahmedabad, for possessing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 29,84,640/- (approx) which was 148% of his income during the check period.

 The Trial Court has accepted the evidence proving disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 27,00,000/- against the said accused & convicted him. His wife & son were acquitted by the court.


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