IAS officer among three charge sheeted for fraud

The CBI has charge sheeted three persons including an IAS officer of Chattisgarh cadre for allegedly adopting fraudulent ways to change ownership records of a bank locker.

New Delhi: The CBI has charge sheeted three
persons including an IAS officer of Chattisgarh cadre for
allegedly adopting fraudulent ways to change ownership records
of a bank locker in back date after Rs 15 lakh were recovered
from it during an Income Tax search.

The charge sheet was filed against B L Agarwal, a 1988
batch IAS officer of Chhatisgarh cadre, Antony Sami, locker
in charge of Bank of Baroda, and brother of the bureaucrat, P K
Agarwal under various sections related to forgery and criminal
conspiracy.

The charge sheet was filed in a special CBI court at
Raipur which fixed December one as the next date of hearing in
the case, an official spokesperson said in a written
statement.

CBI alleged that the IAS officer entered into a criminal
conspiracy with the then Locker In charge and Manager, Bank of
Baroda at Raipur for fabrication of bank records and making
back dated entries with regard to transfer of a locker in his
brother`s name.

The investigating agency had registered a fraud case
against Agarwal, a member of Revenue Board of Chhattisgarh in
January this year.

PTI

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