Police official convicted in corruption case

SRINAGAR: A police official was convictedΒ on SaturdayΒ of corruption charge at the court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Kashmir Srinagar presided by R N Wattal.

The official was accused of demanding and accepting Rs. 1000 from the complainant as illegal gratification for implementation of Court order passed byΒ Β Β Munsif (Ist class Magistrate) Magam relating to a land dispute.

The court sentenced the accused official to undergo one-year imprisonment with a fine of Rs. 10,000 for the commission of the offence under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C Act, and six-month imprisonment with fine of Rs. 2000 for the commission of the offence under Section 161 RPC.

The sentences awarded to the accused shall run concurrently.


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