SENIOR MATERIALS MANAGER AND TWO OTHERS SENTENCED IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 02.01.2012

           The Special Judge, CBI cases, Jaipur convicted accused Ajay Gupta, the then Senior Materials Manager, Controller of Stores, North Western Railway, Jaipur and two private persons i.e. Prabhudayal Gupta, & Sanjay Gupta U/s 120-B IPC r/w Section 7& 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988. All the three accused persons have been sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment each and a fine of Rs.1,000/- under each section. Special Judge has also ordered accused persons to return the bribe money of Rs.10,000/- to the complainant alongwith 12% interest PA.

            CBI registered the case on 10.02.2010, against Ajay Gupta, Senior Materials Manager, Controller of Stores, NWR, Jaipur, on the basis of a complaint. Accused Ajay Gupta had demanded a sum of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant, in lieu of processing of his two tenders and thereafter received a sum of Rs.10,000/- in the joint account of his father & brother and also directed complainant to deposit remaining Rs.20,000/- in the same account of his father & brother. Detail of said account was forwarded by Ajay Gupta to the complainant, through a SMS from his mobile phone.

            After investigation, chargesheet in the instant case was filed in the month of April, 2011. Accused Ajay Gupta remained in Judicial custody for a period of 6 months during the trial of the case. The Court heard the case on day to day basis and concluded the trial with in a period of eight months only.

           The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty for the offences and convicted them.

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