BRANCH MANAGER OF CANARA BANK AND AN ESTATE MANAGER OF CENTRAL COALFIELDS LIMITED (CCL) SENTENCED IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY.

Press Release
New Delhi , 11.07.2012

            The Special Judge for CBI cases, Chennai has convicted Shri P. Boomikumaran, the then Branch Manager, Canara Bank, Kuruvapulam Branch, Vedharanyam Taluk, Nagapattinam District U/s 7, 13(1) (d) of PC Act 1988 for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant. He was sentenced to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment with a total fine of Rs. 15,000/-.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on 20.01.2010 on the basis of a complaint. It was alleged that accused had demanded a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for sanction of Kisan Credit Card (KCC) loan of Rs.50,000/-. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant. On completion of trial, the court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

 

            In another case, the Special Judge for CBI cases, Ranchi has convicted Shri Muneswar Singh, the then Estate Manager, Piparwar area, Central Coalfields Limited (CCL), Chatra U/s 7 & Sec 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of PC Act 1988 in a bribery case and sentenced him to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment with a total fine of Rs. 15,000/-.

 

            After registering a case, CBI had arrested Shri Muneswar Singh, Estate Manager, CCL, Piparwar, Chatra (Jharkhand) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 3,000/- from the complainant for releasing the compensation amount of his land. In this case, 13 witnesses were examined. The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

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