CBI has registered a
corruption case against State Trading Corporation (STC) director I.D
Chaudhary on charges of abusing his official position as a public servant
and amassing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income.
According to the FIR
registered by CBI October, during his 21-year stint with the state-owned
trading agency, the accused amassed disproportionate assets of over Rs 10
The case, registered
under sections 13(2) read with 13(1)(e) of the prevention of corruption
act, has been entrusted to DSP P Lal for investigation.
Against his total income
of Rs 2.5 million during 1979-2000, Chaudhary had acquired huge movable
and immovable property, which he could not satisfactorily account for, CBI
According to the FIR,
Chaudhary has acquired one house each in Delhi and Lucknow, three flats in
the capital, two other flats in Gurgaon, two shops in Kalkaji here, a plot
of land measuring six acres in district Raison of Madhya Pradesh and
further 110 bighas of land in Alwar district of Rajasthan in his name and
in the names of his family members with the total cost of about over Rs
Further, he is believed
to have invested millions of rupees in booking flats/plots at Vasundhara,
Indirapuram, Ghaziabad and in the purchase of farm house in Manesar near
Delhi-Jaipur road in the names of his family members, CBI alleged.
The agency alleged that
chaudhary and his family members own three cars and a Maruti gypsy. They
allegedly had heavy cash balances in various banks here, besides costly
house-hold goods like TV, VCR, washing machine, fridge etc.