TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS. 30,000/- EACH TO THEN FIVE OFFICIALS WORKING IN THE OFFICE OF PRINCIPAL CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 01.02.2017

         

         The Special Judge, CBI Court, Chandigarh has sentenced Sh. Devinder Singh Dhanoa then AAO and four then Senior Auditors i.e. Deen Dayal Mittal, Devki Nandan, B. Venu & Raj Kumar all working in the office of Principal Controller of Defence Accounts, Chandigarh to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 30,000/- each.

       CBI had registered a case on 31.03.2010 U/s 120-B of IPC r/w 7   of P.C. Act, 1988 against S/Sh. D.D. Mittal, Raj Kumar, Devki Nandan & Sh. Devinder Singh Dhanoa, all officials working in the office of Principal Controller of Defence Accounts, Sector -9 Chandigarh on a complaint wherein it was alleged that the said officials were demanding one percent of the bill amount as bribe for auditing the files forwarded by the respective units and issuing the Cheques. CBI laid a trap and caught Sh. Deen Dayal Mittal & Sh. Devki Nandan, both Senior Auditors red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 45,000/- as part payment in conspiracy with Sh. B. Venu, Senior Auditor, Sh. Devinder Singh Dhanoa, AAO & Sh. Raj Kumar, Senior Auditor. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the said accused persons.

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


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