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22 more sentenced in fodder scam case

April 30, 2008 18:17 IST

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A special court, which convicted 35 people in a fodder scam case, on Wednesday sentenced 22 of them to prison terms ranging from three to six years.

CBI judge Manoranjan Kavi also slapped fines ranging from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 1.2 crore on the 22 convicted, all suppliers.

Of the convicted, Md Tohid got the maximum imprisonment of five years and a fine of Rs 1.2 crore.

They were convicted under various sections of IPC - Sec 420 (cheating), Sec 467 (forgery) and Sec 471 (production of forged documents).

In all, 35 people were convicted in connection with the case pertaining to fraudulent withdrawal of Rs 15.37 crore from the Jamshedpur treasury in early 1990s.

Eleven of them were given prison terms of between three and seven years on Tuesday by the CBI court.

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