Srinagar, Sep 15: A police official was convicted on Saturday 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 by 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.
Ghulam Jeelani (CPO) and Reyaz Ahmad (senior PO) represented the state in the case. (GNS)