ONE YEAR RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN DIG OF CBI IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 26.03.2013

            The Special Judge for CBI cases, Tis Hazari Courts, New Delhi has sentenced Shri O.P.Sharma, then DIG of CBI to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.50,000/-, each in Section 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 in a bribery case.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on a complaint against Shri O.P. Sharma on 16.06.1991. It was alleged that Shri O.P. Sharma had demanded a bribe of Rs.10 lakh for not implicating two private persons (who were brothers) in a TADA case. Shri Sharma was the Supervisory Officer of a FERA case against one private person and others in which searches were conducted at the residential & official premises of the two private persons. During the interrogation, both brothers were allegedly threatened by Shri Sharma for involving them under TADA in the said case.

 

            CBI laid a trap and Shri Sharma was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.10 lakh from the complainant at his official residence at R.K. Puram, New Delhi on 16.06.1991.

 

            After thorough investigation, CBI filed a charge sheet in the Court of Special Judge, CBI cases, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi on 09.09.1992.

 

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

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