Four get jail term for cheating public sector firm
Four officials of a public sector steel firm were held guilty of causing a loss of over Rs.2 crore to the government, and were sentenced to four years' imprisonment by a court here Thursday.
The Special Judge for CBI cases, Dwarka, found Bhima Raju Prasad, then regional manager of Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Ltd., and A.K. Gupta, then marketing manager, along with Anil Verma, proprietor of Verma Transport Company, and Avinash Chander Chanana, a resident of Delhi, guilty of causing a loss of Rs.2.01 crore to the exchequer.
In addition to the jail term, Prasad and Gupta were fined Rs.15 lakh each, Chanana Rs.10 lakh and Verma Rs.1.05 crore. All the accused are in judicial custody.
"We had registered a case January 4, 2001... the accused entered into a criminal conspiracy for causing wrongful loss to Visakhapatnam Steel Plant (of which Rashtriya Ispat Nigam Limited is a corporate entity) and corresponding gain for themselves," the CBI said.
"The accused public servants recommended and managed to get exorbitant increase in the rates of handling and transportation contract awarded to Verma Transport Company," it added.
After investigation, a charge sheet was filed May 20, 2002, under the Prevention of Corruption Act against the four accused, the agency said.
(Posted on 25-04-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Arunachal Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS:
TRAVEL MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS: