12 more ex-govt officials sent to prison in fodder scam

Last Updated: Thursday, December 2, 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.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, December 2, 2010 - 22:03

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