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CID refuses to register case against legislators
Correspondent SHILLONG, MAR 27
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Published on 28 Mar. 2010 12:41 AM IST
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: The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) has refused to register the first information report (FIR) filed by Steering Committee Against Murder of Democracy (SCAMOD) to probe into the alleged embezzlement of public money in Assembly Secretariat and other government departments.
Sources in the CID maintained that investigation cannot be initiated into the alleged misappropriation of public money as the FIR filed by SCAMOD was against unknown persons.
Sources also disclosed that the office of the Additional Director General of Police (CID) has sent a letter to SCAMOD regarding its rejection to register the case.
The letter issued from the office of the ADGP (CID) to SCAMOD said that the matter has been examined and “it is not under the purview of the CID to take up the case.”
SCAMOD, an umbrella organization of various groups lodged an FIR with the Inspector General (CID) BR Rana on Friday against legislators involved in embezzlement of fund in Assembly Secretariat and other unknown persons who misappropriated public money in different government departments based on the report the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) for the year ended March 31, 2009..
The CAG report for the year ended March 31, 2009 tabled in the State Assembly on March 19 had exposed multiple scams in Assembly Secretariat and other government departments resulted to wasteful expenditure of public money worth crores of rupees.
SCAMOD stated that its FIR filed against those responsible in misusing public money including legislators is attracted under section 405 Indian Penal Code.
The SCAMOD had termed those responsible in siphoning off public exchequer as revealed in the CAG report as “They are cheats and the report of misappropriation of public funds by them seemed to be a case of ‘capable homicide’ of people of the State.”
SCAMOD is an umbrella organisation comprising of KSU, FKJGP, CSWO, JYF, HNYF, SSSS and other organizations.

 
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