TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS.FIFTY THOUSAND TO THEN ASSISTANT MANAGER(VIGILANCE) FOOD CORPORATION OF INDIA FOR OFFERING BRIBE TO CBI OFFICIAL

Press Release
New Delhi , 19.07.2013

            The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Tis Hazari Courts, Delhi has convicted Shri K.K.Verma, then Assistant Manager(Vigilance), Food Corporation of India(FCI), New Delhi U/s 12 of PC Act 1988 and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.50,000/-.

 

            A case was registered on 13.09.2001 against Shri K. K. Verma, Assistant Manager (Vigilance), Food Corporation of India (FCI), New Delhi based on a complaint of CBI official U/s 12 of PC Act, 1988. It was alleged that Shri K.K.Verma was offering Rs.One Lakh as bribe to him to prepare the report in a complaint against Sh. K K Verma in such a manner so that the matter gets referred to FCI. He was offering to pay Rs.50,000/- as advance and the balance when the matter was referred to FCI.

 

            CBI laid a trap on 13.09.2001 and Shri K K Verma, Asst. Manager (Vigilance) was caught while offering and giving bribe amount of Rs.50,000/-.

 

            After conducting investigation of this case, chargesheet was filed on 07.10.2002 against accused K K Verma for the offences punishable U/s 12 of PC Act, 1988.

 

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

 

            The Court has also applauded the role of CBI official now posted as Inspector of Police, CBI, ACB, Delhi, observing that instead of yielding to temptation, he lodged complaint and stood firm during his testimony in the court resulting in conviction of the accused. The Court has recommended suitable reward for CBI Inspector.

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