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Railway employee gets 4 yrs in jail in bribery case

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

A special court here has sentenced a to four years' rigorous imprisonment for seeking bribe for grant of pension.

P K Sharma held the accused, MukundanRaman, guilty under the Prevention Of Corruption Act last Saturday.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 on him.

According to the CBI, Raman, who worked as accounts officer, demanded bribe from a person whose elder brother worked with the Central Railway.

The complainant had alleged that when his brother died, demanded money for sanctioning pension to the family.

told the complainant that a superior was demanding Rs 10,000 and initially the complainant will have to shell out Rs 3,000.

After the complainant approached the (ACB) of the CBI, the agency's sleuths caught red-handed while accepting Rs 2,000 from him on March 24, 2015.

The prosecution examined 11 witnesses during the trial, said

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First Published: Wed, August 08 2018. 20:05 IST