FOUR YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF INSURANCE COMPANY IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 06.09.2017

            The Special Judge, CBI cases, Dehradun (Uttrakhand) has convicted Shri Shashi Kumar, then Administrative Officer, United India Insurance Company Ltd., Dehradun & Shri Lokesh Agarwal, a private person and sentenced them to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.15,000/- & Rs.10,000/- respectively.

            CBI had registered a case on 24.01.2012 under Section 120-B of IPC, Section 7 & 8 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Shri Lokesh Agarwal, a private person, resident of Karanpur, Dehradun and Shri Shashi Kumar, Administrative Officer, United India Insurance Company Ltd., Divisional Office, Dehradun on a complaint. The complainant had alleged that on September 2, 2010 in a fire incident, his all stock of medicines was burnt and for processing his fire claim, Shri Shashi Kumar Sharma, Administrative Officer demanded a bribe of Rs.25,000/- through Shri Lokesh Agarwal (private person). CBI laid a trap and caught Shri Lokesh Agarwal red handed on 24.01.2012 while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant. Thereafter, in furtherance to criminal conspiracy, Shri Shashi Kumar, Administrative Officer obtained bribe amount of Rs.25,000/- from Shri Lokesh Agarwal. Shri Shashi Kumar was also caught by CBI.

            After of investigation, chargesheet was filed in the Court of Special Judge, CBI, Dehradun on 09.04.2012 against Shri Lokesh Agarwal and Shri Shashi Kumar, then Administrative Officer U/s Section 120-B of I.P.C. and section 7, 8, 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

            The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted them.




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