CBI chargesheets NCCF official for financial bungling
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Last Updated: Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 18:15
New Delhi: The CBI has filed a chargesheet against an official of National Cooperative Consumer Federation and three others for causing loss of over two crore to Mahrashtra state exchequer.

"The chargesheet has been filed against then Branch Manager, National Co-op Consumer Federation Ltd (NCCF), Mumbai two partners and a Managing Director of Mumbai based private firms for causing loss of around Rs. 2.17 crore to Maharashtra Government," the CBI spokesperson said here today.

The official said investigations revealed that the accused branch manager in a criminal conspiracy with two other accused allegedly supplied food grains like wheat, rice, gram whole, pulses etc. worth Rs 42 crore to the Maharashtra State Tribal Development Corporation (MSTDC) at exorbitant price without following the guidelines of the Federation.

The CBI slapped charges of fraud and criminal conspiracy and provisions of prevention of corruption Act on the accused in the chargesheet filed in a court of special judge in Mumbai.

Bureau Report

First Published: Tuesday, November 10, 2009, 18:15

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