Conviction rate low in Vigilance cases


Patna,(BiharTimes): In all 1,139 cases of corruption have been lodged by Vigilance Bureau of Bihar between 1990 and 2010 but conviction has been made in just 25 cases.
According to the information procured by the RTI activist, Shiv Prakash Rai, administrative and departmental proceedings are going on against 15 IAS officers. But the Information Commission has not given the names of these 15 IAS officers.

The General Administration Department of the Bihar government said 18 cases are going on against these 15 IAS officers.

Rai said that 1,236 government employees have been arrested on charges of corruption till 2012. The figure, according to him, says that the state government has failed to get them convicted.

While Kailash Prasad Singh was convicted in 2006, Mundrika Rai Prabhakar was convicted in 2007, Rameshwar Prasad Bihari Srivastava in 2007, Vidyunand Sharma, Awadesh Kumar Sinha, Mahendra Kumar Mastana, Kumud Ranjan Tiwary, Urmila Yadav, Narendra Kumar Sinha, Ramji Singh, Damodar Mishra in 2008, P C Srivastava, Balkeshwar Prasad, Ram Suresh Tiwary in 2009, Kishun Das, Jitendra Mohan, Vishwanath Singh, Puneshwar Rai, Ashok Kumar and others in 2010, Shaligram Sharma, Raj Kumar Mahto, Ravi Bhushan Prasad and Narendra Sharma and others in 2010.




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