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CBI files fresh FIR in multi-crore CGHS scam

india Updated: Oct 12, 2006 19:32 IST

Marking progress in investigations into the Rs 4,000 crore CGHS scam, the CBI has filed a fresh FIR against 13 people, including former Registrar of Co-operative Societies (RCS) N Diwakar.

Filing the FIR in a special court in New Delhi, the agency alleged that a new co-operative group housing society "Harijan (Jan) Vikas CGHS Ltd," was revived in the year 2000-2001 even after it was declared defunct to get land allotment from Delhi Development Authority (DDA).

Besides Diwakar, the other accused RCS officials are former President and Secretary, Sunil Chopra; former Deputy Registrar, SC Patney; Assistant Registrar JS Sharma; former Inspector Ramesh Lal; former Dealing Assistants NS Tanwar and MP Bajaj.

Six private parties accused in the FIR are Rajesh Mittal, Sandeep Sahani, Prashant Makkar, PN Sharma, Arjun Singh, SL Sagar.

The investigating agency is enquiring into the scam on the basis of a Delhi High Court order dated February 13, 2006 to probe allegations that various RCS officials had conspired with private parties to revive defunct societies for land allotment in the capital.

CBI has registered the case against all the accused under sections 120B (criminal conspiracy), 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), 471 (using forged documents as genuine) of the IPC.