INSPECTOR OF CENTRAL EXCISE AND BANK MANAGER SENTENCED IN SEPARATE CASES

Press Release
New Delhi , 03-10-2011

The Special Judge for CBI cases, Madurai has convicted Sh. P. Suyambu, the then Inspector of Central Excise Mumbai-III Collectorate, Mumbai in a Disproportionate Assets Case and sentenced him to undergo 11/2 years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.9,000/-.

A case was registered U/s 120-B r/w 13(2)r/w 13(1)(e) of PC Act, 1988 and Section 465, 465 r/w 471 IPC against Sh. P. Suyambu, Inspector, Central Excise Mumbai-III Collectorate, Mumbai and three other family members alleging that during the period between April, 1987 and December, 1998, the accused entered into a criminal conspiracy at Kanyakumari, Chennai, Mumbai & other places and purchased properties in his name and in the name of family members. He acquired assets to the tune of Rs.37.77 lakh(approx.) which was disproportionate to his known sources of income. After completion of investigation, a charge sheet was filed before the Special Court for CBI Cases, Madurai. The Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

In another case, the Special Judge for CBI Cases Jabalpur has convicted Sh. Harish Chand Tura, Manager Scale-II of Oriental Bank of Commerce, Narsinghpur Road, Chhindawara (M.P) and sentenced him to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a total fine of Rs.Seven lakh in a bribery case.

CBI had filed a chargesheet before the Special Judge, CBI Cases Jabalpur on 28.04.2007 U/s 7&13(2)r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 alleging that the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from the complainant for having enhanced his cash credit limit from Rs.Three lakh to five lakh and also for considering further enhancement of Rs. Seven lakh. The Court found the accused guilty and convicted them.

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