Former customs superintendent gets three years’ imprisonment

Former customs superintendent gets three years’ imprisonment

KOLKATA: The special judge for CBI cases, Visakhaptnam has convicted Bhitravarapu Srikrishna, former superintendent, Customs & Central Excise, Guntur Division, Brodipet in a bribery case under Sections 7 & 13(2) read with 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 and sentenced him to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment and pay a fine of Rs.20,000.

Investigation revealed that Srikrishna, while working as superintendent (preventive) in the customs & central excise department at Brodipet demanded a bribe of Rs.3,000 from the complainant who owns a cell phone shop at Brodipet as reward for not conducting a raid on his cell phone shop. A trap was laid and Srikrishna was caught red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe of Rs.3,000 from the complainant.

The trial court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Former-customs-superintendent-gets-three-years-imprisonment/articleshow/46313166.cms

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