Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Two to Three Years Rigorous Imprisonment to Then Field Officer of State Bank of India and two Then Inspectors of Income Tax in Separate Cases of Bribery

downloadINVC NEWS New Delhi , The Special Judge, CBI cases, Raipur (Chhattisgarh) has convicted Shri Bilasrao Barwad then Field Officer, State Bank of India, Korba U/s 7, 13 (2 ) r/w 13 (1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 and sentenced him to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 25,000/- each under both the sections in a bribery case. CBI had registered a Case against Bilasrao Barwad, Field Officer, SBI, Gevra Project Branch, Korba U/s 7, 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint alleging a demand of bribe for Rs.6000/- for further processing and sanction of Personal Loan of Rs.75,000/- (approx). A trap was laid on 29.06.2010 and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs, 6000/- from Complainant. A charge sheet was filed against Shri Bilasrao Barwad, then Field Officer, SBI on 20/12/2010 in the Court of Special Judge, CBI cases Raipur U/s 7 & 13 (2) r/w 13 (1)(d) of PC Act, 1988. In another case, the Special Judge, CBI cases, Jabalplur (Madhya Pradesh) has convicted Shri Dilip Takhtani, then Inspector of Income Tax, and Shri Brijendra Nath Bala @ B N Bala, then Inspector of Income Tax, both working in the office of Commissioner of Income Tax-II, Jabalpur, in a bribery case. Shri Dilip Takhtani was sentenced to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.15,000/- and Shri Brijendra Nath Bala @ B N Bala was sentenced to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.5,000/-. CBI had filed charge sheet before the Special Judge, CBI cases, Jabalplur on 24-02-2009 U/s 120-B of IPC and Sections 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988, alleging that Shri Dilip Takhtani in conspiracy with Shri B. N. Bala demanded an illegal gratification of Rs. 1,000/- for not conducting proceedings of Income Tax Act on the basis of survey conducted by them earlier. Both the accused were caught red handed on 11-09-2008 while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.1,000/- from the Complainant. The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.

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