THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS.5 LAKH TO FORMER ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX IN A DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE

            The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Saket, New Delhi has today sentenced Shri O.S.Chauhan, IAS(UT-1967), Former Additional Commissioner of Sales Tax, Government of NCT, Delhi to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. Five Lakh in a disproportionate assets case.

CBI had registered a case on 19-09-1985 under section 5(1)(e) r/w 5(2) of PC Act, 1947 and filed a charge sheeted on 23-12-1996 in the Court of Special Judge, Tis Hazari, Delhi against the accused. The investigation revealed that Shri O.S.Chauhan was found in possession of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 3, 87,142/-(approx), to his known sources of income, while working as a public servant in various capacities, during the period 14-07-67 to 19-09-85, which he could not satisfactorily account for. The Court has also ordered to confiscate the properties of Shri O.S.Chauhan acquired from his ill-gotten wealth.

The Special Court had found O.S.Chauhan guilty of the offence and convicted him on 30-08-2012.

CBI Press Release
New Delhi , 03.09.2012

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