Former NALCO chief jailed for three years in graft caseFebruary 26th, 2009 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Feb 26 (IANS) A court in Orissa Thursday sentenced a former chief of state-owned National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) to three years in jail in a graft case, his lawyer said.
The court of special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) judge at Bhubaneswar sentenced S.K. Tamotia on the charge of possessing disproportionate assets worth Rs.900,000), his lawyer Nirmal Patnaik told IANS.
Tamotia held numerous positions at NALCO from 1984 until 1996, including as its chairman and managing director.
After resigning from NALCO, Tamotia also held key positions in many premier organisations and companies in the country including Hindustan Aluminium Company Ltd (Hindalco) and Vedanta.
The CBI had raided his house soon after he left NALCO in 1996 and filed a charge sheet against him three years later in the CBI court, the lawyer said.
“The judge Srikanta Nayak held Tamotia guilty and sentenced him to three years imprisonment. He also fined him Rs.50,000,” Patnaik said, adding that they will appeal the judgement in the high court.
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