EPFO's whopping scam: CBI files case against nine officials

New Delhi, Jul 7: CBI on Wednesday registered a case against nine senior officials of Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) and others for their alleged involvement in corruption causing a loss of about Rs 170 crore to the exchequer.

CBI officials said the case was registered against four employees of Delhi-based firm and searches were being conducted at 23 locations in and around the national capital.

The case was filed against S K Khanna, the then Additional Central Provident Fund Commissioner (North Zone), presently posted in the same capacity in Chandigarh, M S Kalia, the then Regional Provident Fund Commissioner-1 , Delhi (South), now posted as RPFC Ludhiana and C S Gogna, the then Enforcement Officer, EPFO, Delhi (South) currently working at Jaipur.

Besides five Enforcement officers -- Bikas Roy, Anup Sharma, Promila Singh, Rajeev Mukherjee, Sudhir Batra and R S Tawar -- have been also named in the case, they said.

CBI has alleged that the EPFO officials had entered into a criminal conspiracy with four officials of a Delhi-based firm, B L Kashyap


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