12 more ex-govt officials sent to prison in fodder scam
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Last Updated: Thursday, December 02, 2010, 22:03
Ranchi: A special CBI court on Thursday sentenced 12 former officials of the Animal Husbandry department to six years imprisonment for fraudulent withdrawal of about Rs 19.2 crore from the Doranda treasury here.

CBI judge A H Ansari sentenced former veterinarians Sailendra Kumar Sinha, Mukesh Kumar Srivastav, H B M Islam, Arvind Kumar, Umakant Yadav and C K Lal to five years imprisonment and a fine of Rs five lakh, while Birsa Oraon was awarded a six year prison term and a fine of Rs five lakh each.

Former treasury officials J N Choudhary and Rajendra Pandey were sentenced to five years and a fine of Rupee five lakh, Saket Bihari Lal, Madheswar Mishra and Ram Sevak Sahu were given a prison term of four years and fined Rs one lakh each.

With the verdict, the CBI judge, completed pronouncing the quantum of sentence to forty out of the 52 fodder accused who were convicted on November 28.

The quantum of judgement against the remaining twelve convicts would be delivered tomorrow.


First Published: Thursday, December 02, 2010, 22:03

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