New Delhi : CBI has registered a case of cheating against three army officials who headed Military farm in Pune between 2009-12 for allegedly causing loss of Rs 2.12 crore to the exchequer in the supply of milk by a dairy.

CBI sources said a case has been registered against Col P K Bahugana, Lt Col J K Joseph and Lt Col Ajit Singh Bhadouria who posted as officer in charge of Military farm, Pimpri, Pune, during different periods between 2009 and 2012 allegedly entered into criminal conspiracy and made fraudulent payments to a private company Aasha Associates.

The sources said these officers allegedly in criminal conspiracy with proprietor Amarpal Singh and other unknown persons and in pursuance of the criminal conspiracy, made certain payment to the firm against the supply of milk by a dairy in Pune to the Military farm and caused an alleged loss of Rs 2.12 crore to the said Military farm under the Defence Ministry.

They said searches have been conducted on Saturday at various places at Pune, Jammu, Kolkata, Kota and New Delhi on the premises of suspects.−PTI