Jayshree Thakur chargesheeted in Srijan Scam case

Patna,(BiharTimes): The Economic Offences Unit (EOU) of Bihar Police has filed a charge sheet against a former additional district magistrate, Jayshree Thakur, in in connection with the Srijan fund transfer scam in Bhagalpur.

Jayshree, who is wanted by the CBI, is on the run. She was terminated from the service in August last.

As reported she was suspended after the EOU sleuths raided five of her houses on July 12, 2013.

“The files related to her dismissal from service remained under wraps for almost four years due to her links with some influential politicians of the state,” a highly placed source in the investigation team was quoted in The Telegraph.

Jayshree, her husband Rajesh Choudhary, son Rishikesh Choudhary and daughter Rajshree Choudhary have been charged with amassing property worth over Rs 13.98 crore disproportionate to their known sources of income.

The charge sheet, submitted in the court of special vigilance judge-1 Madhukar Kumar on Thursday, said the raiding team had found evidences of 76 bank accounts, 18 plots of land, 15 bond papers of insurance policies and 33 documents related to other investments.

Reports said that searches in Patna, Bhagalpur, Banka and Godda (in Jharkhand, where Rajesh is a college lecturer) unearthed wealth to the tune of Rs 19.2 crore. The EOU investigation found that Jayshree had a collection of jewellery valued at Rs 50 lakh. Around 400g of gold and diamond jewellery worth Rs 10 lakh were recovered from one of her bank lockers.

Documents seized during the raids suggested that Jayshree had deposits worth over Rs 16 crore with various banks.





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