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CBI court convicts 52 fodder scam accused

Last Updated: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 19:56

Ranchi: A special CBI court on Monday
convicted 52 fodder scam accused, including 2 former
regional directors, for fradulently withdrawing about Rs 19.2
crore from a treasury here in the 1990s.

The court of A H Ansari awarded eight of the
convicts, all had been suppliers of the Animal Husbandry
Department (AHD), three years imprisonment and a fine amount
upto ten lakh.

The judge fixed tomorrow to pronounce the quantum of
sentence against the rest 44, including AHD`s ex-Regional
Directors Dr Junul Bhengraj, Dr K N Jha and 25 other
officials.

The CBI had booked the 52 under RC46/96 case for
conniving in withdrawing the amount from Doranda treasury here
by producing fake documents.

PTI

First Published: Monday, November 29, 2010 - 19:56
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