Seven sentenced to imprisonment in Fodder Scam case
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Last Updated: Thursday, December 17, 2009, 23:25
  
Ranchi: A special CBI court on Thursday awarded prison terms to seven remaining persons, including two former government officials, of the 48 it had convicted in a fodder scam case on December 10.

With this, the court of S K Dubey completed the pronouncement of punishment to all the 48 convicts in the case no RC/44A/96 pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 8.6 crore from Hotwar Poultry Farm in the early 1990s.

In today's pronouncement, the court awarded six years rigorous imprisonment to former Bihar Budget and Planning officer B B Prasad and ex-AHD veterinary doctor S K Sinha and fined them Rs six lakh.

The court handed down four years RI and upto Rs five lakh as penalty against five fodder suppliers.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, December 17, 2009, 23:25


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