Ex-MP, former MLA convicted in fodder scam
Ranchi: Former parliamentarian R K Rana and ex-Bihar legislator Dhruv Bhagat were among 10 accused who were convicted Friday by a CBI court in a fodder scam case.
The court of special CBI judge set Monday to pronounce quantum of sentence after delivering the judgement against Rana, Bhagat, officials and suppliers in the case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 37 lakh from Godda treasury in 1990s.
The court acquitted two other accused for lack of evidence.
Former Regional Director (Animal Husbandry Department) Om Prakash Diwakar, ex-Mobile Veterinary officer A K Sinha, Budget/accounts officer B B Prasad, another former official and four fodder suppliers were among the convicts.
This was the 44th out of 53 cases which ended in convictions in the Rs 950 crore fodder scam unearthed during the undivided Bihar regime.
- Subramanian Swamy speaks about AgustaWestland chopper scam and Sonia Gandhi
- Subramanian Swamy speaks about AgustaWestland chopper scam and Sonia Gandhi- Part II
- ED summons former Air Chief Marshal S.P. Tyagi
- DNA: When will Muslim women get freedom from triple divorce?
- NHRC issues notice to Rajasthan government over death of 11 children in home
- Netaji files declassification: Morarji had declined to accept inquiry commissions report
- OMG! 25,000 women died due to dowry in last two years, says govt
- India's investments into UK more than doubled in 2015
- Motorola expected to launch Moto G (4th Gen) handset on May 17
- Ex-servicemen suspend OROP protest, threaten to intensify agitation if demands not met