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Central Excise Supdt., RPF Inspector and Dy. Chief Ticket Inspector sentenced in bribery cases

Pune/Mumbai, Sep 4: The Special Judge, Pune, has convicted Prakash Kamalakar Barawkar, then Superintendent of Central Excise, and sentenced him to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. 40,000 for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000 from the complainant.


This case was registered on 17.06.2009 on a complaint wherein it was alleged that Barawkar while working as Superintendent, Central Excise and Customs, Pune, demanded bribe of three percent of total amount of service tax refund of two firms of the complainant else threatened him of issuing show cause notice and undue harassment.

The CBI laid a trap and caught Barawkar while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.25, 000 from the complainant on 17.06.2009. After completion of investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused.

In another case, the Special Judge, Mumbai, has convicted Amit Kumar Roy, then Inspector, Railway Protection Force, and sentenced him to undergo one year Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10, 000 in a bribery case.

The0 CBI had registered a case U/s 120-B r/w Section 7, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 against Roy, Inspector, RPF, Mumbai, for demanding Rs. 50,000 as illegal gratification from the complainant for not taking action against him in a case relating to allegedly causing loss of Rs. two lakh to railways for sticking posters on local trains without prior permission. A trap was laid and the Inspector and a Constable were arrested while accepting a bribe of Rs. 4,000 from the complainant.

After completion of the investigation, a chargesheet was filed by the CBI against Roy, then Inspector, RPF, and a Constable before the Special Court, Mumbai on 10.11.2009. The trial court acquitted the Constable and convicted the Inspector, RPF.

In other case, the Special Judge, Mumbai, has convicted Johnson Abraham Mytriyaru, then Deputy Chief Ticket Inspector, Western Railways, and sentenced him to undergo one-year rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. 10,000 for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant.

The CBI had registered a case U/s 7 and 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 against Mytriyaru, Deputy Chief Ticket Inspector, Western Railways, working in the Office of Divisional Chief Ticket Inspector Office, Mumbai, for demanding a bribe of Rs. 5,000 for clearing the cargo and courier which were being regularly carried by the Complainant while travelling in flying Rani Express.

The CBI laid a trap and the accused was arrested while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5,000 from the complainant.

A chargesheet was filed against Mytriyaru before the Special Court, Mumbai on 17.07.2009. The trial court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.

--ANI (Posted on 05-09-2013)

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