Millions swindled from court staff’s provident fund

February 16th, 2008 - 9:58 pm ICT by admin  

Ghaziabad, Feb 16 (IANS) Over Rs.70 million have been swindled from the provident fund account of the court staff here with a judge filing a police complaint naming some employees. Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Court Judge Rama Jain late Friday filed the complaint at the Kavi Nagar police station here.

According to police, a vigilance team of the audit cell of the Allahabad High Court noticed the swindling and informed the high court. The registrar of the high court ordered the local court here to lodge a first information report (FIR) with the police to initiate legal action against the guilty.

The special judge in her complaint named a functionary as main culprit in addition to the 13 Class-3 employees, 30 Class-4 employees and 39 unidentified outside people.

The Kavi Nagar police, on the complaint, registered a criminal case against 85 people.

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