TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN LAND REVENUE OFFICER IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 30.01.2013

            The Special Court, Silvassa has today convicted Shri Jagubhai Rohit, the then Land Revenue Officer (LRO), Silvassa and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 5,000/- in a bribery case.

 

            CBI had registered a case against Shri Jagubhai Rohit U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of PC Act, 1988 on the allegation that he demanded a bribe of Rs.4,000/- from the complainant for settling the pending matter regarding issuing a notice for payment of fine for re-grant of land purchased by the complainant. CBI laid a trap and the accused was arrested while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.4000/- from the complainant.

 

            A charge sheet was filed on 03.02.2009 in the Court of Special Court, Silvassa against Shri Jagubhai Rohit.

 

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him today (30.01.2013).

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