A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) designated court in Ghaziabad, on Tuesday, ordered the issue of summons against 20 people, including six former district judges, after taking into account the supplementary chargesheet filed by the CBI in July, 2010.
During the PF scam period from 2001 to 2008, around R6.58 crore was fraudulently withdrawn in a conspiracy that included the former judges among others. The money was siphoned from GPF accounts of class 3 and 4 employees of the treasury at Ghaziabad court.
The six former district judge/in-charge district judge, RP Mishra, RP Yadav, RN Mishra, RS Chaubey, AK Singh and Arun Kumar against whom the summons were ordered on Tuesday, had served at Ghaziabad from period 1999 to 2008 during their different tenures.
A total of 70 people are termed as accused in the PF scam as per charge-sheets filed by police and the CBI.