News Nation Logo


Railway employee gets four years in jail in bribery case

PTI | Updated on: 08 Aug 2018, 08:41:18 PM
Railway employee gets 4 years in jail in bribery case (File photo)


A special CBI court here has sentenced a Central Railway official to four years’ rigorous imprisonment for seeking bribe for grant of pension.

Judge P K Sharma held the accused, Mukundan Raman, 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.

Also Read | Indian Railways announces two more special trains

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

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

Also Read | Man shot dead in south Delhi, 2 arrested

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

The prosecution examined 11 witnesses during the trial, said Special Public Prosecutor Ashok Bagoria.

For all the Latest India News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.

First Published : 08 Aug 2018, 08:11:07 PM

Related Tags:

Railways Bribe Corruption