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61 convicted in fodder scam case

A special CBI court today convicted 61 accused in a multi-crore fodder scam case relating to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 14.52 crore from Jamshedpur Treasury during undivided Bihar.



Ranchi: A special CBI court today convicted
61 accused in a multi-crore fodder scam case relating to
fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 14.52 crore from Jamshedpur
Treasury during undivided Bihar.

Judge Pravas Kumar Singh sentenced 20 persons to one to
three years imprisonment and slapped fine of Rs 30,000 to Rs
five lakh.

The court would pronounce the quantum of sentence against
the rest later.

Three of the total convicts were former officials of
the treasury when the scam was unearthed in 1990s.

This was the 39th of the total 53 fodder cases which
ended in convictions.

The total scam was assessed at about Rs 950 crore.

PTI

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