The latest order, totalling Rs 1.43 crore, was issued after the ED studied the CBI chargesheet in this case against the then superintending engineer D K Sugan, former executive engineer O P Mahla, the firm and its directors Jasminder Pal Singh, Tejinder Pal Singh and others.
The ED said in a statement that a special CBI court here has already convicted the accused in the case "for fraud and criminal conspiracy in award of a tender by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi to the said company for upgradation of street lighting in Delhi during the CWG and causing wrongful loss to government to the tune of Rs 1.43 crore".
Investigation found that the accused "acquired proceeds of crime of Rs 1.43 crore by way of criminal activities related to the offences of fraud and criminal conspiracy and integrated the illegally earned money with their normal business activity".
Further probe in the case is ongoing, it said.
The multi-discipline sporting tournament was marred by allegations of blatant corruption in creation of infrastructure and procurement of items and multiple agencies such as the CBI, ED and the Income Tax Department had launched separate probes soon after the conclusion of the games.
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