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Income tax officer sentenced to 3 yrs jail in Hyderabad

Press Trust of India  |  Hyderabad 

A special court here today

sentenced an to three years rigorous imprisonment on charge of misappropriating funds by fictitious refunds and payments made during the 2007-08 financial year.

The court also slapped a fine of Rs 10,000 on Y Hanumantaiah, ITO in Tirupati, for offences punishable under various sections of the Indian Penal Code and relevant sections of Prevention of Corruption Act, a release from CBI's Anti-Corruption Branch said here.

The other man, P, was sentenced to five years RI and slapped with a fine of Rs 50,000 for the offence, punishable under IPC Section 468 (forgery for purpose of cheating), it said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 22:45 IST