Three Years Imprisonment With Fine Of Rs. 5 Lakh To Then Inspector Of Income Tax In A Disproportionate Assets (DA) Case

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New Delhi, 19.01.2018

The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Tis Hazari Court, Delhi has sentenced Smt. Savitri Singh, then Inspector, Income Tax, Survey Unit-I, Income Tax Department, New Delhi to undergo three years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 5 lakh in a Disproportionate Assets case. The Court further ordered that property worth Rs. 20 lakh (approx.) will also be attached as penalty.

CBI had registered two separate cases against then General Manager (an IAS officer), DMS, New Delhi and his wife Smt. Savitri Singh, then Inspector, Income Tax, Survey Unit-I working in the office of Deputy Director (Investigation), Income Tax, Delhi. It was alleged that the then General Manager, DMS, New Delhi (now deceased) entered into conspiracy with his wife and had amassed Disproportionate Assets to the tune of Rs. 53,23,408/ during the period 01.02.1980 to 25.09.1997. After completion of investigation, a charge sheet U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) PC Act, 1988, against both accused was filed in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Tis Hazari Court, Delhi on 28.05.1998. Charges were framed on 25.09.2005. The then General Manager, DMS, New Delhi expired in 2010 and case against him was abated.

The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted her.

Source- CBI

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