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Court convicts former Army Major General on corruption charges

Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar convicted Anand Kumar Kapur, former Major General, south western command, Jaipur, and fixed the matter for tomorrow for hearing arguments on quantum of sentence.

By: PTI | New Delhi |
September 27, 2016 11:39:58 pm

A former senior army officer was today held guilty by a special court here in a 2007 case for amassing assets worth Rs 2.22 crore disproportionate to his known sources of income. Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar convicted Anand Kumar Kapur, former Major General, south western command, Jaipur, and fixed the matter for tomorrow for hearing arguments on quantum of sentence.

The court, however, acquitted his wife Mridula Kapur of the charges of abetting the offence of acquisition of the illegal assets.
The FIR was lodged by CBI on October 8, 2007 and searches were carried out in Anand’s Sainik farms house and other places on October 10, 2007. According to the CBI, Anand, while working as a public servant, in different capacities in Indian Army, during November 14, 1971, to May 31, 2006, had allegedly amassed huge assets by corrupt and illegal means, either in his own name or in the name of his family members. His wife had allegedly actively abetted him in acquisition of huge assets, it alleged.

The CBI had claimed that assets, including movable and immovable property, worth Rs 5.51 crore were found in the posession of Anand and his family out of which the source of Rs 3.86 crore could not explained by him. The charge sheet was filed against the accused under the sections of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act. Both the accused, however, had denied the allegations levelled against them.

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