THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN BRANCH MANAGER OF ALLAHABAD BANK IN A BRIBERY CASE.

Press Release
New Delhi , 18.07.2012

            The Special Judge, CBI cases, Jabalpur has convicted Shri S.K. Baghel, the then Branch Manager, Allahabad Bank, Singodi Branch, Chhindwara (M.P.) and sentenced him to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs.6,500/- in a bribery case. The Court has also sentenced Shri Nirbhay Chandravanshi, Contract Teacher, resident of village Bhajiya, Distt. Chindwara (M.P.) to undergo six months rigorous imprisonment with total fine of Rs.1000/-.

 

            A chargesheet was filed by CBI in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jabalpur on 30/09/2010 U/s 120B IPC and 7 & 13(2) r/w (1)(d) P.C. Act 1988, alleging that the Shri S.K. Baghel, the then Branch Manager in criminal conspiracy with Shri S.K. Patil, the then Officer, both of Allahabad Bank, Singodi Branch, Chhindwara (M.P.) and one Shri Nirbhay Chandravnshi, demanded an illegal gratification of Rs. 5,000/- from the complainant as a motive for sanctioning and disbursing, Kisan Credit Gold Card Loan Rs. 50,000/-. Shri S. K. Baghel was arrested while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,000/- from the Complainant in his office on 15/12/2009.

 

            The Trial Court found both the accused guilty and convicted them. Shri S. K. Patil, the then Officer, Allahabad Bank, Singodi Branch, Chhindwara was acquitted by the Court.

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