Special CBI judge in Delhi has sentenced 11 accused to differentiated jail terms in the famous Rs 4000 crore Pitampura Rangmahal cooperative group housing society scam.
Mr. Narayan Diwakar former registrar cooperative societies and the mastermind of the scam would have to spend a year behind bars.
The six other govt functionaries have also been sentenced to a year in jail each.
The CBI court has also imposed a fine of Rs. 2000 on all the seven govt. employees involved in the scam. All of them have been found guilty of cheating, forgery and criminal conspiracy under the IPC and offences covered under the PCA.
Additionally, the court has sentenced 4 city residents to three years in jail each.
Sources say the Rangmahal case stands out in that it is the first case to be decided by the court. The CBI had filed scores of charge sheets already in 2005 in the scam, sources add.
The convicts had forged and doctored documents and got a huge plot fraudulently allotted from the DDA for the Rangmahal CGHS.