Haryana: ACB arrests 10 senior officials and 4 private citizens in Rs 100 crore scam


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Haryana: The Haryana Anti Corruption Bureau team arrested 10 senior officials and 4 private individuals in a scam involving more than Rs 100 crore under an integrated cooperative development project. The matter came to the attention of the Anti-Corruption Bureau team and upon investigation, the fraud came to light. The Assistant Registrar Cooperative Society and the District Registrar Cooperative Society of the Cooperative Department, with the connivance of the Comptroller, purchased houses, plots etc. in their personal interest from the amount deposited in the Government Account. Officials also falsified government records and bank account information. In the entire case, about Rs 100 million were embezzled in the name of the Integrated Cooperative Development Project. In this case, a case was registered against the accused in Karnal and Ambala areas.

ACB caught 6 officials

Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau Director General Shatrujit Kapoor said the bureau’s team has arrested six serving officers, four other officers of ICDP Rewari and four private citizens involved in the case. The team arrested Comptroller Balwinder, Deputy Chief Auditor Yogendra Aggarwal, District Registrar of Cooperatives Karnal Rohit Gupta, Assistant Registrar of Cooperatives (ARCS) Anu Chosh, Ramkumar, Jitendra Kaushik and Krishna Beniwal. Accountant Sumit Aggarwal, IDP Rewari, development officer Nitin Sharma and Vijay Singh of the same department were arrested. Four private citizens, Stalin Jeet, Natasha Kaushik, Subhash and Rekha, were also arrested in this case.

The corrupt will not be spared

Haryana Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) Director General Shatrujit Kapoor said that no matter who is corrupt and which department he belongs to, action will definitely be taken if found guilty. Appealing to the general public, he said if any official or employee demands a bribe in return for government work, it should be reported immediately on the Haryana Anti Corruption Bureau’s toll-free numbers – 1800-180-2022 and 1064. In any case, the corrupt person will be caught and legal action will be taken against them. ACB continuously takes action against corruption.

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