THREE YEARS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF BSNL AND TWO YEARS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL EXCISE & CUSTOMS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi , 27.09.2013

            The Special Judge for CBI cases, Visakhapatnam has convicted Sri Rakesh Prasad Yadav(ITS: 1998), then Executive Engineer (Electrical), BSNL, Electrical Division, Chuttugunta, Vijayawada, Krishna District(Andhra Pradesh) in a bribery case and sentenced him to undergo three years Simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 20,000/-.

 

            The investigation revealed that the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.3,000/- from the Complainant (an Electrical Contractor of Vijayawada) for recommending Extension of Time (EOT) and for effecting the final payment of the bill related to the work of Electrical Installations & other works executed by his firm.

 

            After conducting regular trial, the Court pronounced judgement convicting the accused person Sri Rakesh Prasad Yadav, for the offences U/s. 7 & 13(2) r/w. 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988.

 

            In another case, the Special Judge for CBI cases Mirzapur, Ahmedabad has convicted Shri Jayantilal Kalidas Patel, then Superintendent of Central Excise & Customs, Vadodara U/s. 7 and 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act 1988, and sentenced him to undergo two years Simple Imprisonment with total fine of Rs. 15,000/- in a bribery case.

 

            CBI had registered a case on 19.10.2000 against Shri Jayantilal Kalidas Patel, then Superintendent of Central Excise & Customs, Range-IV, Division-III, Vadodara. Initially, the accused demanded illegal gratification of Rs.5,000/-. He was caught red handed for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.1,500/- from the complainant as first installment for clearing the pending defacement of the Invoice of his firms. A charge sheet in the case was filed on 24.11.2000.

 

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

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