March 26, 2024
Jabalpur: The Jabalpur unit of Economic Offences Wing (EOW) has registered a case against officials of rural road development corporation in connection with embezzlements worth Rs 1.55 crore in five road construction packages in Chhindwara district. EOW had probed into the cases against which it had received complaints.
SP EOW Jabalpur, Devendra Singh Rajput said that a complaint regarding corruption in road construction at Chhindwara district was received. In the investigation of the probe it was found that for construction of road from Mohariya to Bailkhedi, Karsiwar Bans to Chhateam Gop to Barukheda and T-11 to Dharu, a sum of Rs 26.35 lakh was additionally paid to the contractor using forged documents.
An FIR has been registered against general manager of the rural road development corporation, H K Chandravanshi, assistant manager MK Verma, sub engineer Rajesh Meshram, officials Kishore Das Gupta, Atul Kanaujia, the then chief manager DK Pachauri, contractor Raj Singh and Company Balaghat, and team leader of the consultancy firm Nayak Syndicate Bhopal Pramod Shrivastav.
Similarly, in the road construction work of Dugaria Bhardagadh to Churni Chaugan road, Kar Mohini to Bhavelikala road, Kali Chapar to Nagda Piparia road, an additional payment of Rs 76.22 lakh was done, an FIR in this regard has also been registered against the same accused.
In the road construction work of Amarwada Khauwa to Latgaon, Rs 7.27 lakh was paid to the contractor using forged records after probe…

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