Seven sentenced to imprisonment in Fodder Scam case

Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 23:25

Ranchi: A special CBI court on Thursday awarded
prison terms to seven remaining persons, including two former
government officials, of the 48 it had convicted in a fodder
scam case on December 10.
With this, the court of S K Dubey completed the
pronouncement of punishment to all the 48 convicts in the
case no RC/44A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs
8.6 crore from Hotwar Poultry Farm in the early 1990s.

In today`s pronouncement, the court awarded six years
rigorous imprisonment to former Bihar Budget and Planning
officer B B Prasad and ex-AHD veterinary doctor S K Sinha and
fined them Rs six lakh.
The court handed down four years RI and upto Rs five
lakh as penalty against five fodder suppliers.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 23:25

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