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Bihar flood scam: Accused Gautam Goswami battling for life
Anand Mohan Sahay in Patna | February 06, 2008 15:04 IST
Last Updated: February 06, 2008 15:43 IST
Former Patna District Magistrate and former Time magazine 'Asian Hero' Gautam Goswami, a key accused in the Rs 17.5 crore Bihar flood relief scam of 2004, is battling for life in a hospital in Lucknow.
Though he claims he is innocent and not involved, he has sought pardon from the people for breach of trust, if any.
"Goswami's liver has been damaged badly due to acute jaundice. Physicians treating him said there was no assurance of a recovery," he said
He said that time and again that Goswami claimed he is innocent and not involved in the scam. Goswami was named Time magazine's Asian Hero for his 'exemplary work' in flood relief.