Case filed against Nitish, Modi, ministers
A case was today filed before a special vigilance court against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, his deputy S K Modi and several other ministers in an alleged Rs 11,412 crore scam.
Patna: A case was today filed before a
special vigilance court against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish
Kumar, his deputy S K Modi and several other ministers in an
alleged Rs 11,412 crore scam, involving irregularities related
to fraudulent withdrawals and corruption.
The complainant Mohan Kumar charged Kumar, Modi and 45
others with being involved in irregularities in various
departments responsible for execution of welfare schemes.
Judge Ajit Kumar fixed July 29 as the date of hearing
after recording the statement of the complainant.
Mohan Kumar`s counsel Vinu Kumar alleged that the
irregularities related to fraudulent withdrawals from state
treasury and corruption in various schemes under MNREGA and
departments of water resources, human resources, health, minor
irrigation, road construction and finance between 2002 and
The complainant accused the Chief Minister and his
deputy of being involved in alleged fraudulent withdrawals
from the state treasury.
The report of the Account General Office for the
period ended on March 31, 2008 formed the basis for the
complaint, he said.
Kumar also sought registering case against state
ministers N K Yadav (Health), Prem Kumar (RCD), Harinarain
Singh (HRD), Brishen Patel (Rural Works Department), Bhagwan
Singh Kushwaha (Rural Development), Damodar Raut (Social
Welfare), besides Chief Secretary Anup Mukherjee and several
other secretaries of the state government.