NRHM scam: ED attaches former MD of UPSIC's properties worth Rs 23.54 crore

| Updated: Apr 06, 2017 00:31 IST

New Delhi [India], April. 5 (ANI): The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached properties worth Rs. 23.54 crore in connection with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam case. The agency attached the properties in Delhi, Sonepat and Kanpur. The properties were linked to the former managing director of Uttar Pradesh Small Industries Corporation (UPSIC). During the investigation, the Enforcement Director found that the then MD of UPSIC and the supplier were involved in misappropriation of Government funds in NRHM. The investigation also revealed that the medical kits were supplied at exorbitant rates and out of funds approximately Rs. thirty-two crore was misappropriated. It also came into view that the then MD of UPSIC also shared the misappropriated money. The supplier as well as the former MD was in process of disposing off their assets created out of proceeds of crime. (ANI)