8 govt officials get jail for fraud

Eight Delhi government officials,including three engineers,and a private contractor were on Thursday sentenced to varying jail terms by a Delhi court for forging bills in a major project for desilting a flood drain and transporting its garbage to landfill sites.

Written by Express News Service | New Delhi | Published: May 11, 2012 1:46:25 am

Eight Delhi government officials,including three engineers,and a private contractor were on Thursday sentenced to varying jail terms by a Delhi court for forging bills in a major project for desilting a flood drain and transporting its garbage to landfill sites. Special Judge B R Kedia sentenced three engineers,including an executive engineer of the Irrigation and Flood Control Department,besides five manual workers of the department,to jail after holding them guilty of causing a loss of Rs 4.45 lakh to the exchequer in desilting the flood drain.

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