Eleven ex-AHD veterinarians sentenced to RI in fodder scam
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Last Updated: Wednesday, December 01, 2010, 22:09
Ranchi: A special CBI court on Wednesday sentenced 11 fodder scam convicts to prison terms ranging from five to six years and a fine of Rs five lakh each for fraudulently withdrawing about Rs 19.2 crore from the Doranda treasury here in the 1990s.

Judge A H Ansari, awarded six years rigorous imprisonment to Animal Husbandry Department veterinarians Ram Prakash Ram, Vinay Kumar, B N P Verma, Prabhat Kumar, Kameshwar Sahay and L P Yadav and five years RI to B N Srivastav, E Kerketta, Yashwant Sahay, S B Verma and G P Tripathi.

The court had on November 28 convicted 52 people in the case. Yesterday, it pronounced three years sentence to eight fodder suppliers and nine former officials.

Tomorrow the judge will pronounce the quantum of punishment for the remaining 24.

The CBI had booked these 52 people in connection with the scam.


First Published: Wednesday, December 01, 2010, 22:09

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