CBI investigates fraud worth Rs 7 crore : Five officials from the office of Principal Controller Defence Accounts, Navy in Mumbai have been put under suspension due to the ongoing probe by CBI. A fraud was held at Mumbai-based Western Naval Command, where financial management system was compromised to raise and clear fake bills worth around Rs 7 crore.“The unique identity and password of a computer, from which the bills were supposed to be initiated, were used to raise bills based on demands of the various units under the Western Command and were sent to the auditors and accounts sections for clearance,” according to sources. As well as bills which were raised from the computer were deleted but its processing continued. The Navy has instituted a Board of Inquiry (BoI) under a Commodore-rank officer for the probe. The computer used to raise the fake bills was based in Western Naval Command and operated by a Commander-rank officer.
For more news updates Follow and Like us on Facebook