CBI books ex-CVO BCCL in disproportionate assets case

New Delhi: The CBI has booked a former chief vigilance officer of Bharat Coking Coal Limited for allegedly amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 71.09 lakh during his six-year-long tenure three years ago, officials said today.

Prashant Kumar Sinha presently posted as Commissioner, Customs and Central Excise

The then CVO, Prashant Kumar Sinha, presently posted as commissioner, customs and central excise here was booked on the charge of corruption after he allegedly amassing illegal assets.

“It was further alleged that the accused was involved in illegal financial transactions in his name and others, including family members, for possession of assets,” CBI spokesperson Abhishek Dayal said.

He said searches were being conducted today at Gurgaon, New Delhi, Dhanbad and Patna.