CBI registers case against Lt Colonel
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a case against a Lieutenant Colonel and a private person and other unknown officials of DRDO, Ministry of Defence, under sections of 120-B r/w 420 of IPC and Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1 (d) of PC Act, 1988.
The allegation is related to criminal conspiracy between accused during the year 2004-2006, pursuant to which the public servants abused their official position and cheated the Union of India through transfer of 12 Acres 1 Gunta of land in favour of a private person against the decision taken by the Ministry of Defence.
Searches are being conducted on Monday at seven places including the residential & official premises of accused persons at Bangalore, Hyderabad & District Kodagu which led to recovery of incriminating documents. The name of the accused are M G Thimmaya, Lieutenant Colonel, and N H Rustumji.