SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL EXCISE; INSPECTOR OF RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE AND DEPUTY CHIEF TICKET INSPECTOR OF WESTERN RAILWAY SENTENCED IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi , 04.09.2013

            The Special Judge, Pune has convicted Shri Prakash Kamalakar Barawkar, then Superintendent of Central Excise, Pune and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.40,000/- for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/-from the Complainant.

 

            This case was registered on 17.06.2009 on a complaint wherein it was alleged that Shri P.K.Barawkar while working as Superintendent, Central Excise & Customs, Pune, demanded bribe of 3% of total amount of service tax refund of two firms of the Complainant else threatened him of issuing show cause notice & undue harassment. CBI laid a trap and caught Shri P.K.Barawkar while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the Complainant on 17.06.2009. After completion of investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused.

 

            In another case, the Special Judge, Mumbai has convicted Shri Amit Kumar Roy, then Inspector, Railway Protection Force, Mumbai and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10,000/- in a bribery case.

 

            CBI had registered a case U/s 120-B r/w Section 7, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 against Shri Amit Kumar Roy, Inspector, RPF, Mumbai for demanding Rs.50,000/- as illegal gratification from the Complainant for not taking action against him in a case relating to allegedly causing loss of Rs.2 Lakh to Railways for sticking posters on local trains without prior permission. A trap was laid and the Inspector & a Constable were arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs.4000/- from the Complainant.

 

            After completion of investigation, charge sheet was filed by CBI against Shri Amit Kumar Roy, then Inspector, RPF and a Constable before the Special Court, Mumbai on 10.11.2009. The Trial Court acquitted the Constable and convicted the Inspector, RPF.

 

            In other case, the Special Judge, Mumbai has convicted Shri Johnson Abraham Mytriyaru, then Deputy Chief Ticket Inspector, Western Railways, Mumbai and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10,000/- for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the Complainant.

 

            CBI had registered a case U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 against Shri Johnson Abraham Mytriyaru, Deputy Chief Ticket Inspector, Western Railways, working in the Office of Divisional Chief Ticket Inspector Office, Mumbai for demanding a bribe of Rs.5000/- for clearing the cargo & courier which were being regularly carried by the Complainant while travelling in flying Rani Express. CBI laid a trap and the accused was arrested while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the Complainant.

 

            A chargesheet was filed against Shri Johnson Abraham Mytriyaru before the Special Court, Mumbai on 17.07.2009.

 

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

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