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THREE TO SEVEN YEARS RITO SIX ACCUSED INCLUDING THEN REGISTRAR OF CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES DELHI

January 05, 2018 06:12 PM

CASE RELATING TO FRAUDULENT REVIVAL OF A CO-OPERATIVE GROUP HOUSING SOCIETY

New Delhi  (Face2News)

The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Rohini, Delhi on Thursday sentenced Shri Narayan Diwakar, IAS(Retired), then Registrar of Cooperative Societies, Delhi to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.Five lakh & four then officials - Umesh Chand Bhatnagar, Faiz Mohammed, N.S.Khatri & Prahlad Kumar Thirwani, all to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.Two lakh each and a private person Shri Gokul Chand Agrawal to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.2.5 lakh.

CBI had registered a case on the orders of Hon'ble High Court of Delhi relating to fraudulent revival of a large number of Co-operative Group Housing Societies. In this case, it was found that Service Officers CGHS Ltd. was registered on 23.11.1973 and wound up vide order dated 16.05.1979 by the Registrar of Co-operative Societies as it was not found to be working in accordance with the rules & regulations and interest of the public in general.

Investigation revealed that the accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy and fraudulently got the said society revived vide RCS order dated 03.02.2004. On the basis of such revival and approval of the freeze list of the members, Service Officers CGHS obtained a land allotted by the DDA at the fixed rate for such societies. After thorough investigation, CBI filed charge sheet against accused persons on 18.10.2006 U/s 120-B, r/w 420, 465, 468, 471 of IPC and Section 13(2) & 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988.The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted them.

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