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Noida Authority Chief Engineer accused of amassing illegal wealth: CBI files charge-sheet

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New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed a charge-sheet against a former Chief Engineer, Noida/Greater Noida Authority; his family members including wife, two daughters, son, daughter-in-law; a Chartered Accountant; three private firms (through their authorised representatives) and a Charitable Trust (through their trustees) in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Ghaziabad (Uttar Pradesh) in a Disproportionate Assets case.

Investigation has revealed that during the check period from 1 April 2004 to 4 August 2015, then Chief Engineer and his family members were found in possession of disproportionate assets worth Rs.23.15 crore which was disproportionate to the extent of 512.66% to his known sources of income.

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Investigation also revealed that then Chief Engineer and his family allegedly incorporated 3 private limited companies, 3 proprietary firms and 1 charitable trust to convert the black money into white.
Income shown in these companies/firms were allegedly found to be managed through accommodation entries after providing equivalent amount of cash through batteries of CAs in various manners, like money routed showing as unsecured loan, share application money, selling of shares at premium.

It may be recalled that CBI had registered a case on 30 July 2015 nder section 109 of Indian Penal Code read with 13(2) read with 13(1)(e) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 against then Chief Engineer, NOIDA/ Greater NOIDA Authority (UP); his family members and his business associates in compliance of the orders passed on 16 July 2015 by the High Court of Allahabad, Lucknow Bench in Misc. Bench No. 12396 of 2014 on the allegations of acquiring huge assets which were disproportionate to his known sources of income.

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Searches were conducted during August, 2015 at the premises of accused persons at 16 locations including at Noida, Agra and Lucknow. During the searches, it was found that the accused Chief Engineer was allegedly having 3 immovable properties; his wife was having 19 immovable properties and son 3 immovable properties. It was also revealed that jewelllery worth Rs. 1.04 crore was allegedly purchased during the check period by the family of then Chief Engineer.

Charge sheet filed against ex-top Chhattisgarh officer

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New Delhi: The CBI today filed a charge sheet in a special court here against suspended Principal Secretary of Chhattisgarh B L Agrawal and three others in a bribery case.

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CBI files more charge sheets in Vyapam scam cases

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VyapamBhopal: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a chargesheet against two impersonators, two middlemen and a candidate under Section 120 B read with Sections 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 of IPC and Section 3/4 of MP Recognized Examination Act, 1937 in the court of Special Judge for Vyapam Cases in Guna (Madhya Pradesh) in a case related to PMT examination-2010.

The investigation linked with the massive MP State Professional Examination Board scam related cases revealed that both impersonators, residents of District Bareilly & Chandoli (Uttar Pradesh) had impersonated as candidates in the written Examination of PMT-2010 held on 20.06.2010 at Guna with the help of middlemen. Both the impersonators had earlier jumped bail and were absconding. CBI made extensive efforts during investigation to trace them and both the accused surrendered in the Trail court. The investigation against one absconding candidate in this case has been kept open u/s 173(8) of Cr. PC.

In another case, a chargesheet was filed against a candidate under Sections 120-B, 419, 420,467, 468, 471 of IPC & section 4 read with 3D (1)(2) of MP Recognized Examination Act in the Court of A.C.J.M., Gwalior (MP) relating to alleged irregularities in the PMT 2009 examination. CBI had taken over the investigation of this case which was earlier registered at Police Station, Jhansi Road, Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh).

Earlier on June 24, The CBI had filed a Supplementary chargesheet against a candidate under Sections 419, 420, 467 & 471 of IPC r/w Section 120B of IPC and Section 4/3(D)(1)(2) MPRE Act 1937 read with 120B of IPC in a case related to Pre-Medical Test 2009 (PMT-2009) conducted by Vyapam (Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board).

The case registered by CBI U/s 417, 419, 420, 467, 468, 471, 201, 120-B of IPC & Section 3(d)(1)(2)/4 of MP Recognized Examination Act on 04.08.2015 on the orders of Supreme Court of India in WP (Civil) No.372/2015 and 417/2015. CBI took over the investigation which was earlier registered by Madhya Pradesh police at Police Station Jhansi Road, Gwalior, on the allegations of cheating by personation in the Pre-Medical Test, 2009 (PMT-2009) conducted by Vyapam on 5 July 2009. It was alleged that the candidate had appended very simple signature on the documents related to PMT-2009 so as to make it easier for the impersonator to sit in the examination in his place and further applied to appear from Delhi Centre even when there was a center in his home town Gwalior itself. During investigation, Expert has also opined that the writing & signatures in the OMR Sheet, Attendance Sheet did not match with writing & signatures of accused. It was also alleged that accused person had passed MP PMT 2009 by using unfair means in recognized examination with the assistance of a solver/impersonator in pursuance of a criminal conspiracy with others.

Further investigation under Section 173(8) Cr.PC with regard to the involvement of other persons in the crime is underway (related news).

In the second case, a chargesheet was filed against an accused (a candidate) resident of Morena (MP) U/s 120-B r/w 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 of IPC & Section 4 r/w 3D(1)(2) of MPREA, 1937 in the Special CBI Court, Bhind (MP) on the allegations of impersonation, cheating & forgery in the Police Constable Recruitment Test- 2012 conducted by Vyapam at Saraswati Higher Secondary School, Rewa. The candidate conspired with a solver for appearing in his name in the written examination. Based on the result in the written examination, the candidate eventually gained employment as Police Constable in Bhind.

In the third case, a supplementary chargesheet was filed against two accused including candidate U/s 120 B r/w 419, 420, 467, 468 of IPC and Section 4/3(d) of Madhya Pradesh Recognised Exam Act 1937 on the allegations that both the accused entered into criminal conspiracy with each other for the purpose of cheating by personation, preparation of forged documents/valuable security, forgery & unfair means in the Police Constable Recruitment Examination 2013 which was conducted by Vyapam on 07.04.2013. CBI had taken over the investigation of the case which was earlier registered at Police Station Ratibad, Bhopal U/s 419, 420 of IPC against an Impersonator resident of Saroul, District- Aligarh (U.P) and a candidate resident of District- Mathura (U.P) on the allegations of impersonation in the Police Constable Recruitment Examination 2013, which was conducted by Vyapam on 7 April 2013.

In the fourth case, a chargesheet was filed against an accused, a resident of Morena (Madhya Pradesh) under section 120-B read with Sections 419, 420, 467, 468, 471 of IPC & Section 4 read with Section 3D(1)(2) of Madhya Pradesh Recognised Examination Act, 1937 in the court of 1st ASJ, Bhind (MP) on the allegations of impersonation, cheating & forgery in the Police Constable Recruitment Test- 2012 conducted by Vyapam at Shanti Niketan Convent Higher Secondary School, Ambah, Morena. The accused had conspired with an impersonator to appear on his behalf using the Test Admit Card issued to him by Vyapam for the written examination. The impersonator cleared the examination, on the basis of which accused got employment as a police constable in DRP Line, Bhind.

CBI files charge sheet against Deccan Chronicle Holdings Chairman, others in bank fraud case

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cbiThe Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge sheet in the Court of additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) in Hyderabad against media baron and Chairman of Deccan Chronicle Holdings (DCHL) T. Venkatram Reddy, the vice chairman and certain other employees of this company and two other persons of another Hyderabad based company for criminal conspiracy and for allegedly cheating the prime Corporate Branch of Canara bank in Secunderabad of an amount of approximately Rs.357.77 crore.

Based on the complaint filed by Canara Bank, the CBI had registered a case on on July 6, 2013 against the accused persons. It was alleged that the accused persons had conspired among themselves to cheat Canara Bank of an amount of approximately Rs.357.77 crores and for this purpose, the said firm allegedly used Open Cash Credit limits (OCC) that were later enhanced along with Multiple Short Term Corporate Loans (STCLs), by submitting fabricated financial statements, and by suppressing information regarding the loans taken from other banks. It was also alleged that the repayments were not made within the due period, leading to total outstanding liability of over Rs.357.77 crore.

The chairman of Deccan Chronicle and The Asian Age group of publications, was arrested along with his brother the vice chairman and MD of DCHL T. Vinayak Reddy on February 14 this year after interrogation by the CBI in this case. Both of them were granted bail on April 15.

The arrest was made in a casual manner, ignoring a Supreme Court judgement on the matter. There was neither any notice, or any warrant. The arrests were made on a case lodged in 2013 by Canara Bank for alleged default of loan. DCHL intends to fight out the illegal arrest of its company directors in the courts. The company’s heads have always cooperated with the investigation and have been available to the investigating agencies. No incriminating evidence suggesting fraud has been brought against them. – DCHL, following the arrest of company Chairman and Vice chairman

Meanwhile, CBI has said in a statement that the findings that form the basis of the charge-sheet are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.