Solar case: Biju, Saritha get 3 years in jail

The Pathanamthitta First Class Judicial Magistrate Court has found Biju Radhakrishnan and Saritha Nair guilty in a solar scam case.

The court sentenced them to three years in prison. They were charged with forgery, cheating, conspiracy, and impersonation. A fine of Rs 45 lakhs has been imposed on Saritha and Biju has been slapped with a fine of Rs 75 lakhs. The case in which Biju is the first accused and Saritha the second, was filed by Aranmula native, Baburaj.

According to the case, the accused had duped Baburaj of Rs 1.19 crore in the name of a dubious solar project. The case was filed with Aranmula police station in 2013.