Army officer sentenced to 10-year rigorous imprisonment in bribery case
The court docket additionally sentenced assistant garrison engineer rank official to five-year jail time period in the case.
A particular CBI court docket right here has sentenced a Lt Colonel to 10-year rigorous imprisonment in a five-year-old bribery case.
The court docket additionally sentenced assistant garrison engineer rank official Manish Singh to five-year jail time period in the case.
While delivering judgement in the matter on Monday, CBI decide Sujata Singh imposed a positive of ₹55,000 on Lt. Col. Bharat Joshi whereas Manish Singh was fined ₹15,000. Lt. Colonel Joshi, who was at the moment working as a garrison engineer in the Military Engineering Services, demanding a bribe of ₹38,000 from a contractor for clearing his payments.
His deputy Manish Singh, who was working as an assistant garrison engineer on the time was convicted of mounting strain on the contractor to pay the quantity to Lt. Col. Joshi in one go. The contractor who wished a completion certificates from the military officer for a two-storey constructing in the Instrument Research and Development Establishment campus paid him ₹10,000 as the primary instalment of the bribe. At the identical time, the contractor additionally lodged a case with the CBI towards Lt. Col. Joshi and his deputy.
The investigation company laid a entice for the duo and arrested them once they have been taking the second instalment of the bribe from the complainant, in accordance to prosecution lawyer Satish Garg stated.