(G.N.S) Dt. 29
The Special CBI Court, Ernakulam (Kerala) has sentenced Jayaraman Gopal aka J Gopal, the then General Manager and Officiating Executive Director, Hindustan Organic Chemicals Ltd, Ambalamugal, Ernakulam, to undergo one year’s rigorous imprisonment and fine of Rs 3 Crore for possessing disproportionate assets to his known source of income.
The CBI had registered a case on April 13, 2005 against Gopal and his wife on allegations that while functioning as Dy General Manager (Projects), officiating Executive Director and other positions in Hindustan Organic Chemicals Limited, Ambalamugal during the period from January 01, 1998 to February 28, 2005 had amassed assets in his name and in the name of his family members disproportionate to his known source of income to the tune of Rs 1,55,84,569.
After investigation, a charge sheet was filed against Gopal. The Trial Court found him guilty and convicted him.