THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS.FIVE LAKH TO THEN GENERAL MANAGER OF BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LIMITED IN A DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

Press Release
New Delhi, 26.05.2017

           The Special Judge, CBI cases, Dwarka Courts, New Delhi has sentenced Shri Ajay Kumar Takkar, then General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Maharashtra Circle to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 5,00,000/- & his wife Smt. Sandhya Takkar to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 1,00,000/- U/s 109 of IPC & Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of PC Act, 1988 for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 17,34,706/-. The Court has also confiscated two immovable properties at Mumbai and one at Gautam Budh Nagar (Noida), Uttar Pradesh belonging to the accused persons alongwith a bank account maintained at Bank of India, Mumbai.

           CBI had registered a case on 27.09.2004 U/s Section 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of P.C.Act,1988 against Shri Ajay Kumar Takkar, then General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Maharahstra Circle on the allegations that during the period December, 1977 to 2004, he had acquired disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 41,59,435/-.During investigation, a large number of immovable and movable assets were also identified.

           After completion of investigation, a chargesheet was filed against accused persons on 29.12.2007 in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, New Delhi and charges were framed on 13.01.2012. During trial, Sixty Six prosecution witnesses were examined to prove the case.

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

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