FCI officer gets imprisonment in corruption case
Patna, Apr 7 (UNI) Special CBI Judge of Patna today awarded three years of imprisonment to a former Food Corporation of India (FCI) District Supply Officer R K Mahto in a forgery and corruption case.
Accused Mr Mahto was held guilty by the Judge Ramanand Sharma under various sections of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Prevention of Corruption(PC) Act. The judge also slapped a fine of Rs 1000 against Mr Mahto.
According to the charges, Mr Mahto, while posted as FCI depot-in-charge in Sitamarhi District, had committed forgery in official records for his personal gain.
About 314 quintals of wheat worth Rs 60,000 were missing during inquiry. The case was registered in 1988.
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