19 ACCUSED SENTENCED IN A CASE RELATING TO FODDER SCAM: AWARDED 3.5 TO 14 YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH HEAVY FINES

Press Release
New Delhi, 24.03.2018

The Special Judge Ranchi has today sentenced 19 accused in a case relating to fodder scam. The following sentences were awarded to them:-

Sl.No.

Name & Designation

Section

Sentence

Fine

1

Arun Kumar Singh, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

2

Ajit Kuma Verma, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

3

Bimal Kant Das, the then Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

4

Gopi Nath Das, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

5

K.K.Prasad, the then Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

6

Lalu Prasad, the then Chief Minister

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

7 Years RI

Rs.30 Lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

7 Years RI

Rs.30 Lakh

7

Manoranjan Prasad, the then Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

8

M.S.Bedi, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

9

Naresh Prasad, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

10

Nand Kishore Prasad,the then  Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

11

O.P.Diwakar, the then Regional Director

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

7 Years RI

Rs.30 Lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

7 Years RI

Rs.30 Lakh

ID  1 year SI

12

Pankaj Mohan Bhoi, the then Accountant

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

13

Pitamber Jha, the then Veterinary officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

14

P.C.Singh, the then Secretary

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

15

Raghu Nandan Prasad,the then Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

16

Radha Mohan Mandal,the then Veterinary Officer

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

17

Raj Kumar Sharma, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

18

R.K.Bagaria, Private Person

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

19

S.K.Das, the then Treasury Assistant

U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988

3.5 Years RI

Rs. 15 lakh

The sentences for imprisonment shall run consecutively.

CBI had registered the instant case in compliance of orders dated 11.03.1996 passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Patna and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India vide orders dated 19.03.1996, and taken over investigation of the Case No 16/96 which was earlier registered at police station Dumka Town on the allegations of fraudulent withdrawal of Rs. 3.76 Crore from Dumka Treasury during December 1995 to January 1996 at the strength of forged documents, fictitious supply of animal feed. It was further alleged that such heavy withdrawals were made against meager genuine budget allotment of Rs. 1.5 lakh during the relevant period.

After thorough investigation, a chargesheet was filed on 11.05.2000 in the Designated Court. The Trail court found the accused guilty and convicted them.

 

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