Raipur, March 16: Puneet Gupta, Son-in-law of former Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh, has been charged with misusing his post and allegedly committing financial fraud of Rs 50 crore during his tenure as the superintendent of a state government hospital.
As per the police, superintendent of DK Super-Specialty Hospital K.K. Sahare had filed a complaint at the Golebazar police station alleging irregularities to the tune of Rs 50 crore during Gupta’s tenure.
Following the complaint, police filed a case under Section 420 against Gupta.
Senior Superintendent of Police Devendra Charan Patel told news agency ANI “Probe committee was constituted by health dept. They submitted report before state govt which was later handed over to us.FIR was lodged yesterday and investigation is on”.
Gupta was charged under sections 420 (cheating), 467 (forgery of valuable security), 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code.