ORHDC loan fraud case: Congress MLA Mohammed Moquim gets 3-year jail term

Bhubaneswar: A special Vigilance court on Thursday convicted and sentenced three years jail term to Congress’ Barabati-Cuttack MLA Mohammed Moquim in Odisha Rural Housing & Development Corporation (ORHDC) loan fraud case.

The court also sentenced 3-year rigorous imprisonment to dismissed IAS officer Vinod Kumar, ORHDC company secretary Swosti Ranjan Mohapatra, and director of Metro Builders Peeyush Mohanty in the loan fraud case.

Mohammed Moquim is the Managing Director of Metro Builders.

They all are penalised Rs 50,000 each along with the jail term.

Reacting to the development, Mohammed Moquim said they would appeal in High Court against the Vigilance Court order.