December 9 The Coimbatore CBI court sentenced three persons including a senior manager of the Pubic Sector Unit Salem Steel Plant in a forgery case.
Discrepancies came to light in an audit for the years 2010 Apri to 2011 March. Rs 99,60,772 was found to be transferred from the organisation’s account to the accounts of individuas. The case was handed over to the CBI for investigation.
Salem Steel Pant’s Finance Manager Anbazhagan, Accountant Natarajan and Sukumaran a mutual friend of the two were found to have made payments to certain persons by forging documents between the period April 2010 and March 2011. The CBI charge sheeted Anbazhagan, Natarajan and Sukumaran booking them under six sections. The case came up before the CBI court in Coimbatore.
In a judgement passed on Frinday, Judge M.Gunasearan sentenced the three to three years imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 8000 each.