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CBI books ex-member of CAT in disproportionate assets case

By Shgun S -- August 31, 2022 1:57 pm -- Updated:August 31, 2022 1:57 pm

New Delhi, August 31: The CBI on Tuesday filed a case of disproportionate assets against a former member of the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) and Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) and his wife.

According to reports, a Preliminary Enquiry was opened in 2019 against Jog Singh, the then Member of the Central Administrative Tribunal and later the then Member of the Securities Appellate Tribunal, on the allegation that Singh, while serving as Member of the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) in Mumbai from 2013 to 2018, acquired immovable assets in his name and the names of his wife Shukla Singh and daughter that are disproportionate to their source of income.

He joined the Central Administrative Tribunal, Bombay Bench, in 2006 as a Member (Judicial), and quit in 2011 after a five-year service. He was reappointed for the second term as Member (Judicial), Central Administrative Tribunal in 201, wherein he remained posted at Mumbai Bench, Ahmedabad Bench and Principal Bench, New Delhi. In 2013, he resigned from his position as Judicial Member, CAT, Principal Bench, New Delhi.

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Following that, he was appointed as a Member of the Securities Appellate Tribunal in 2013 and vacated the position in 2018 following a five-year tenure.

The investigation also reveals that from 2006 to 2018, he acquired assets in the form of immovable and movable properties. He was discovered to have disproportionate assets worth Rs. 4,44,15,323 (164.60%) more than his source of income.

Furthermore, there are cash deposits of more than Rs 29.68 lakhs in Smt. Shukla Singh's account during the check period for which there is no proof of income.

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