Lucknow/New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday filed a third chargesheet in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam in Uttar Pradesh, accusing another three people of irregularities in purchasing computers and peripherals.
The agency filed the chargesheet in a CBI court in Lucknow against Managing Director of Uttar Pradesh Public Sector Undertaking Shreetron India Limited GK Batra, owner of Axis Marketing Virender Goel and owner of Radhey Shyam Enterprises Neeraj Upadhyaya.
The CBI charged them under IPC sections related to criminal conspiracy, cheating, and criminal breach of trust besides relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act.
The chargesheet alleged that a loss of Rs 2.78 crore was caused to the exchequer in the purchase of 951 computers and peripherals under the NRHM.
This is the third chargesheet filed by the agency in connection with the alleged misuse of funds under the NRHM in Uttar Pradesh.
The CBI has alleged that Batra had released funds in advance to Axis India Ltd of Delhi and Radheyshyam Enterprises of Lucknow, even before tender bids were invited for the supply of computers.