TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN BRANCH MANAGER OF CENTRAL BANK OF INDIA AND A PRIVATE PERSON IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 10.06.2013

            The Special Judge, CBI cases, Jabalpur(Madhya Pradesh) has convicted Shri Gunraj Ram, the then Branch Manager, Central Bank of India, Barkoda Branch, District Shahdol (M.P.) and a private person, Shri Hanuman Prasad Tiwari in a bribery case. Shri Gunraj Ram was sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.11,000/- and Shri Hanuman Prasad Tiwari, who was acting as a tout of accused public servant, was also sentenced to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs 1,000/-.

 

            A chargesheet was filed by CBI before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jabalpur on 28.06.2010 under section 120-B IPC and 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of PC Act, 1988, alleging that accused Shri Gunraj Ram, Branch Manager, Central Bank of India, Barkoda Branch, District Shahdol (M.P.) and Shri Hanuman Prasad Tiwari, a contractual teacher, entered into a criminal conspiracy with each other. In pursuance thereof, on 25.07.2009, the accused demanded a bribe amount of Rs 3,500/- from the complainant for sanctioning & disbursement of KCC loan amounting to Rs 35,000/- in the name of complainant's mother. Shri Hanuman Prasad Tiwari was caught red handed by CBI on 29.07.2009 while demanding & accepting a part bribe amount of Rs. 2000/- from the complainant and Shri Gunraj Ram was caught red handed while accepting the said bribe amount from Shri Hanuman Prasad Tiwari.

 

            The Trial Court found both the accused guilty and convicted them.

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