Srinagar: Court on Wednesday convicted a former Senior Assistant Deputy Commissioner Budgam in a bribery case of 2007. He was sentenced to one year imprisonment and a fine.
According to an official statement Anti Corruption Judge, Srinagar Ravinder Nath Wattal Wednesday convicted Ghulam Mehdi Pandit (S/o Ghulam Hassan Pandit R/o Iskanderpora, Budgam), then Senior Assistant, D.C Office Budgam in Case FIR No. 21/2007, Police Station Vigilance Organization Kashmir and sentenced him to one year imprisonment and a fine of Rs.15,000/- under Section 5(1) read with Section 5(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act and six months imprisonment and a fine of Rs.2500/- under Section 161 RPC. The accused has been sent to jail.
The accused person according to the statement was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.3000/-from Mohammad Ramzan Bhat for processing his file regarding providing of a path way.