Former Telecom Director gets 4 years rigorous imprisonment, Rs. 25 lakh fine

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New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi has found guilty and sentenced Kailash Patil Aneja, former Director (ERU), Department of Telecommunication, Sanchar Bhawan, New Delhi (an officer of Indian Economic Service of 1981 batch) to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.25 lakh.

The convicted Indian Economic Service officer’s wife Anita Aneja will undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. one lakh in the Disproportionate Assets case.

CBI had registered this case on 29 September 2005 against K.P. Aneja. He was then posted as Director (ERU), Department of Telecommunication, New Delhi. It was alleged that during the period from 1982 to 2005, the accused acquired assets in the form of shares, properties, and gold which were found to be disproportionate to the known sources of his income to the tune of 43% of his legal earnings (approximately Rs. 24.45 lakh). After investigation, a chargesheet was filed on 20 December 2011 against the accused and his wife. During the trial, 69 witnesses were examined and a large number of documents were relied upon by the Court.

One comment

  1. It is very heartening to learn that this government is earnestly following up the corruption cases to their logical conclusion, unlike in the past.


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