THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS. TEN LAKH TO THEN DEPUTY CONSERVATOR OF MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FOREST IN A DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 04.09.2018

The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Hyderabad has convicted Sh. K. Bhasmakara Rao (Indian Forest Service Officer), then Dy. Conservator, Ministry of Environment & Forest working in the Office of Principal CCF, Trivandrum (Kerala) for amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income and sentenced him to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs.10 Lakh. Further, the court has also ordered for forfeiting an amount of Rs.30,57,551/- to Union of India and ordered for sale of immovable properties in case accused fail to deposit the amount. Further, the court has also ordered for appropriating the fine amount of Rs.10 Lakh out of surplus money realized on sale of assets.

CBI had registered the case on 31.01.2005 against Sh. K. Bhasmakara Rao, Dy. Conservator on the allegations that the accused during the period January 1994 to January 2005 had amassed disproportionate assets to the known sources of income to the tune of Rs.58,49,311/-. After completion of investigation, CBI filed chargesheet on 30.10.2006 against the accused.

The trial court found the accused guilty and convicted him.


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