Four ex-officials of GHMC held for siphoning of Govt funds

Four ex-officials of GHMC held for siphoning of Govt funds

Hyderabad: Today, the CCS sleuths arrested Md. Hafeez Khan, former CTO, GHMC, Hyderabad, D Nageshwar, former D.E, Transport Section, GHMC, Ramachandra Chary, former Foreman, Transport Section, GHMC and Rachapudi Prabhakar alias James, former Asst. Foreman, Transport Section, GHMC, Hyderabad.

The case pertains to criminal breach of trust and siphoning of government funds in the Motor Transport wing of GHMC in the financial years 2007-2008, 2008-2009. A report of the Vigilance and Enforcement Department had found large-scale irregularities in purchase of spare parts and repairs following which, a case was registered on 31-05- 2016.

During the course of the investigation, it was found that bills were claimed for vehicles which were already auctioned as per records. The arrested accused have been found to have a role in the commission of the offence. (NSS)