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Ex-Amul chairperson Vipul Chaudhary arrested in Rs 14.8 crore embezzlement case

Ahmedabad: Vipul Chaudhary, customary chairman of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Advertising Federation (GCMMF) has been arrested for his alleged role in a Rs 14.8 crore embezzlement case tantalizing bonus of employees of a Mehsana-essentially essentially essentially based dairy entity to which he became once connected, police mentioned on Sunday.

Chaudhary became once arrested on Saturday from Gandhinagar for allegedly embezzling Rs 14.8 crore that became once intended to give bonus to employees of Dudhasagar Dairy cooperative in Mehsana, of which he became once a customary chairman, a shriek CID (Criminal Investigation Division) official mentioned.

An FIR became once lodged against Chaudhary and others, in conjunction with Dudhsagar chairperson Ashaben Thakor, vice-chairman Modhjibhai Patel and managing director NJ Bakshi, in CID Crime police field in Gandhinagar, the CID mentioned in a release.

They had been booked under assorted sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the Prevention of Corruption Act for breach of belief and criminal conspiracy amongst diversified offences, it added.

Chaudhary became once in the previous sacked as chairman of GCMMF and Dudhsagar Dairy over an alleged scam in which cattle feed became once supplied freed from ticket to the Maharashtra government, thereby inflicting a loss of Rs 22.5 crore.

A tribunal court docket had, in 2018, directed Chaudhary to deposit 40 p.c of Rs 22.5 crore, or over Rs 9 crore, with Dudhsagar Dairy by October, 2019.

To rep this quantity, Chaudhary and diversified accused allegedly hatched a conspiracy and misused their monetary authority to accumulate 30 officers to siphon off Rs 14.8 crore earmarked as bonus for 1,932 staffers of Dudhsagar, the CID alleged.


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