The Lucknow Municipal Company (LMC) on Friday lodged a primary info report (FIR) in opposition to three folks, together with two of its workers and considered one of UCO Financial institution, with Hazratganj police station for alleged anomalies in the provident fund (PF) accounts of a number of civic workers, senior police officers stated right here on Saturday.
The FIR was lodged in opposition to Manoj Kumar, a clerk in fund part of the LMC, and a retainer in the identical part Anil Kumar as effectively UCO Financial institution’s dealing officer Ravi Prakash underneath Indian Penal Code sections 420 (for fraud), 467 (for forging paperwork) and 468 (for forgery to commit dishonest).
The officers stated the three have been booked on the route of Lucknow municipal commissioner Indrajeet Singh. Earlier, he had ordered an inner inquiry into the anomalies by chief finance and accounts officer Nand Ram Kureel. The inquiry officer held these three folks accountable for the monetary bungling with the provident funds of a number of LMC workers.
The findings of the probe have been later reviewed by a committee of two extra municipal commissioners Lalit Kumar and Pankaj Srivastava, who submitted their report back to the municipal commissioner on September 19. On the idea of the identical report, the commissioner directed the accounts part to lodge an FIR in opposition to the trio and provoke authorized proceedings following which assistant accounts officer AP Tiwari lodged the FIR.
The commissioner additionally directed to speak with the financial institution authorities for departmental motion in opposition to the financial institution worker. “The investigation into the matter has been initiated and shortly arrest is feasible after gathering correct proof in opposition to the alleged accused,” stated case investigation officer sub-inspector Brijesh Kumar.