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CBI registers 4 more cases in Srijan scam

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The CBI on Wednesday said that it has registered four more cases against eight persons in connection with the scam involving a NGO that allegedly pilfered funds meant for government welfare schemes.

A said that the cases have been registered under the sections of criminal conspiracy, breach of trust, cheating and forgery of valuable security.

According to the CBI FIR, the first case is against NGO Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd and nine other office-bearers of the organisation.

The case was registered on Tuesday.

In the second case, the agency has booked the former of the Bank of Baroda, Bhagalpur, its cashier, former District Welfare Arun Kumar, Srijan's cashier, its other employees and unknown others.

In the third case the agency booked the of Bank of Baroda's branch, then of and all office-bearers of

And in the fourth case, it named the then Land Acquisition of Bihar's district, all office-bearers of Srijan and the then branch managers of the and the

The Srijan scam involves Bhagalpur-based NGO Srijan Mahila Vikas Sahyog Samiti Ltd, which used to provide vocational training to women. The NGO allegedly pilfered funds meant for government welfare schemes from the of the district administration.

Chief Minister had on August 18, 2017, recommended the CBI to probe the Srijan scam, after accused him of "murdering democracy" in

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 15:50 IST
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