CBI COURT SENTENCED FORMER SEC R K SRIVASTAVA, FOUR OTHERS TO RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT
NEW DELHI: The Special Judge for CBI Cases, New Delhi has sentenced former Goa Acting Chief secretary R K Srivastava (IAS-Retd), then Registrar of Co-operative Societies, New Delhi and Padam Dutt Sharma, then Deputy Registrar of Co-operative Societies, New Delhi, both to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs 35,000 each and three private persons Subhash Chander to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs 25,000; Mayank Goswami to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs 25,000 and Ashwani Sharma to undergo four years RI with fine of Rs 30,000.
In pursuance of orders of Delhi High Court, CBI had registered a case on 26th Octobe 2006 against Subhash Chander (private person) and others on the allegations that the accused entered into criminal conspiracy with officials of Co-operative Societies, New Delhi in the matter of revival of Shree Radhakrishna Co-operative Group Housing Society Limited, Delhi on the basis of false/forged/bogus documents.
Earlier, a preliminary enquiry was registered. Investigation revealed that R K Srivastava, IAS (AGMU-1984), then Registrar, RCS, New Delhi in connivance with Padam Dutt Sharma, then Deputy Registrar and other accused including Subhash Chander, Mayank Goswami and Ashwani Sharma had fraudulently revived the defunct Shree Radhakrishna Co-operative Group Housing Society Limited on the basis of false and fabricated documents.
After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against 12 accused in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, New Delhi.
The Trial Court convicted the said accused and acquitted the five accused. Two accused expired.