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Fraud case registered by corporate affairs ministry

THE ASIAN AGE. | SHWETA SINGH
Published : Feb 28, 2018, 2:52 am IST
Updated : Feb 28, 2018, 2:52 am IST

The fraud came to light on January 16, when one S Nagarkoti, business manager of the RIL visited the institute with the purchase order copy.

(Representational Image)
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New Delhi: Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA), an autonomous body of ministry of corporate affairs, has registered a fraud case with Delhi’s Economic Offences Wing after an alleged employee of Reliance Retail Ltd (RIL) submitted a purchase copy regarding procurement of electronics items worth Rs 11 lakhs. 

The FIR was lodged on February 20. The fraud came to light on January 16, when one S. Nagarkoti, business manager of the RIL visited the institute with the purchase order copy. 

As per the first information report (FIR), IICA alleged that a former consultant Ms Runa Pasricha, who worked as a consultant with IICA allegedly purchased an electronics items from RIL using  the signature of ex-director general on the institute’s letter head and even used rubber stamp, GST certificate, PAN card of IICA. One Pawinder who faked his position as accounts officer of ministry of corporate affairs helped Mr Pasricha in forgery. 

Also, Ms Pasricha was working as a consultant with the institute for two years from August 1, 2014 to February 18, 2016. Earlier, a complaint was posted against her on February 19, 2016 for committing criminal offences including cheating, fraud, breach of trust and siphoning off the public money for Rs 17 lakhs.

The FIR read one Anil Kumar, administrative officer, the IICA said, there is no one with the name of Pawinder in the ministry or in the institute.

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