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Lokayukta submits chargesheet against former IMC Mayor

By Staff
Google Oneindia News

Indore, July 28 (UNI) The Lokayukta today submitted a chargesheet in a special court here against the then Indore Municipal Corporation (IMC) Mayor Madhukar Verma, Commissioner Sanjay Shukla and eight other officials, besides, six representatives of private firms in a almost eight-year-old case of alleged purchase of electrical goods of more than Rs 2.5 crore.

Lokayukta sources said the IMC had purchased electrical goods from various areas in the city at a higher price on November 1999, causing loss to the IMC and providing undue profit to certain private firms.

The purchase was made in violation of rules without inviting tenders and on the basis of one-year-old price list of a private company. The purchase was made through Arihant Traders, Rajat Sales and Sandeep Trading.

After nexus between these firms, the order was delivered to Sandeep Jain, who bought the materials and supplied to the IMC at a commission of 49 per cent.

Besides Madhukar and Sanjay, chargesheet was submitted in Special Court of M Shamim against eight other IMC officials and private firm's representatives -- Sandeep Jain, Priya Jain, Rajesh Jain, Pradeep Jain, Parth Banerjee and the Director of the Rajat Sales.


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