Srijan scam: CBI files chargesheet against 60 including former IAS ramaiyah

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In the srijan ghotala case or srijan scam, the CBI on Saturday filed a chargesheet against 60 person including an IAS officer KP Ramaiyah in 3 separate cases in a special court. Earlier on Thursday, the CBI had filed a charge sheet against 36 people in two cases. According to reports, all these charges have been filed under various sections of Indian Penal Code(IPC) and Prevention of Corruption Act.

The CBI has been investigating the Srijan ghotala case since August 2017. The chargesheet has been filed in the court of Special Judge Prajesh Kumar. On Saturday, the central bureau of investigation(CBI) has filed a charge sheet against 28 people. The accused include former district magistrate of Bhagalpur KP Ramaiyah, deputy collecter of Nazareth-Vijay Kumar, Nazir Amrendra Kumar Yadav, manager and secretary of Srijan organisation Sarita Jha, its president Shubh Lakshmi Prasad, chief manager of Bank of Baroda Shankar Prasad Das, joint manager Varun Kumar, branch manager Golak Bihari Panda and Anand Chandra gadai and former secretary of Srijan Manorma Devi(passed away)

13 people are charged in the second case. This includes Sarita Jha-the manager and secretary of srijan organisation, president of the organisation Shubh Lakshmi Prasad, Surjit Raha-the branch manager of the Indian bank, Anand Chandra gadai-the branch manager of the Bank of Baroda, as well as former secretary-Manorama Devi(passed away)

A supplementary charge sheet has been filed by the CBI in the third case. This charge sheet has been filed against 19 people. The accused include Indian Bank Chief Manager-Dev Shankar Mishra, Bank of Baroda branch manager-Shankar Prasad Das, secretary sarita Jha and Rajni Priya and president of the organisation Shubh Lakshmi prasad. The CBI has already filed charge sheets against seven people in this case.

The srijan scam is the withdrawal of crores of rupees worth of government schemes related to women empowerment in Bhagalpur district between 2008 and 2014. Earlier, the matter was being investigated by registering chemist at the local level. Later in August 2017, the CBI was entrusted with the investigation of the case. The CBI started research by filing special cases based on the FIRs already lodged in the police stations. So far, charge sheets have been filed in 25 cases.