Seven years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. five lakhs to a private person for causing loss of rs.10 lakhs to govt exchequer
INVC NEWS New Delhi, The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Guwahati (Assam) has convicted Shri Basab Bijoy Dutta @ Anup Gupta (private person) resident of Siliguri (West Bengal) and sentenced him to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. Five lakhs in a case for causing loss of Rs. 10 lakhs to Govt Exchequer. CBI had registered a case on 30.08.2005 on the allegations that the then Assistant Postmaster & Postal Assistant respectively at Guwahati University Head Post Office (GUHPO), Guwahati and Shri Anup Gupta @ Basab Bijoy Dutta (private person) had entered into criminal conspiracy with one another. In pursuance of the criminal conspiracy during 2003, the accused had fraudulently & dishonestly obtained 50 Numbers of Kisan Vikas Patra, which were reported to have been stolen/lost during transit from CSD, Nasik (Maharashtra) to CSD, Howrah (West Bengal) during 1997-1998. The accused had managed to encash the same from Guwahati University Head Post Office (GUHPO) during October-November, 2003 and thereby caused loss of Rs. 10 lakhs to Govt. of India. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed on 20.06.2008 against Shri Basab Bijoy Dutta (private person) and two others. The Trial Court found Shri Basab Bijoy Dutta (private person) guilty and convicted him.