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FIVE TO SEVEN YEARS RI T TO THEN BANK OFFICER AND TWO OTHERS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

December 04, 2019 09:45 PM

Dehradun(Face2News)

The Special Judge, CBI Cases Dehradun has sentenced Sh. Vipin Chandra Arya, then Field Officer/Assistant Manager, Uttarakhand Gramin Bank, Gadarpur, District- Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 30,000/- and  Sudesh Kumar (private person) to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 10,000/- in a bribery case.

 CBI had registered a case against the accused on the allegations that  Vipin Chandra Arya, Field Officer/Assistant Manager, Uttarakhand Gramin Bank, Gadarpur, District- Udham Singh Nagar (Uttarakhand) had demanded Rs. 10,000/- as bribe from the complainant for releasing the second installment of his loan and subsidy. The accused instructed Sh. Sudesh Kumar (private person) to collect the bribe money. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused.

In another case, the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dehradun has sentenced Ram Prasad Meena, then Senior Auditor, working in the office of Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (PCDA), New Delhi to undergo seven years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 50,000/- in a bribery case.

A case was registered against the accused on 05.04.2019 u/s 7 of the PC Act on the allegations of demanding 0.5 percent bribe on bills submitted by the complainant (a contractor) for providing security guards to PCDA. The accused directed the complainant to deposit bribe money in his account at SBI, Vasant Vihar, Dehradun.

The complainant deposited the amount in the account of the accused. The accused then confirmed the receipt of the money in his account over phone and assured the complainant that he would clear the pending bill. CBI arrested the accused from his residence at Nazafgarh, New Delhi. After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused in the Designated Court.The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted them.

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