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Former SP of Chandigarh will serve a 3-year jail sentence in a bribery case

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New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh on Friday (10 August 2018) sentenced Desh Raj, IPS, then SP (City), UT, Chandigarh to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 100,000 in a bribery case.

CBI had registered the bribery case on 18 October 2012 under Section 7 of Prevention Act, 1988 against Desh Raj,when he was SP (City), UT, Chandigarh on a complaint of an Inspector posted as SHO, Police Station – Sector 26, Chandigarh. It was alleged that the accused had demanded Rs.500,000 as illegal gratification from the complainant for showing favour in an enquiry against him.

CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.100,000 as first Installment.

A charge sheet was filed on in this case on 11 July 2013 in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, UT, Chandigarh.

The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

19 sentenced in fodder scam case, Lalu gets 14 years in jail

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Ranchi: The Special Judge Ranchi today sentenced  RJD chief and former Bihar Chief Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav 14 years in jail along with 18 other accused in the fodder scam case.

Lalu has got two sentences of 7 years each under different sections of IPC and the Prevention of Corruption Act.Both these sentences will run consecutively).

The following sentences were awarded to them:-

Sl.No. Name & Designation Section Sentence Fine
1 Arun Kumar Singh, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
2 Ajit Kuma Verma, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
3 Bimal Kant Das, the then Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
4 Gopi Nath Das, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
5 K.K.Prasad, the then Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
6 Lalu Prasad, the then Chief Minister U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 7 Years RI Rs.30 Lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 7 Years RI Rs.30 Lakh
7 Manoranjan Prasad, the then Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
8 M.S.Bedi, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
9 Naresh Prasad, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
10 Nand Kishore Prasad,the then  Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
11 O.P.Diwakar, the then Regional Director U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 7 Years RI Rs.30 Lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 7 Years RI Rs.30 Lakh

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12 Pankaj Mohan Bhoi, the then Accountant U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
13 Pitamber Jha, the then Veterinary officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
14 P.C.Singh, the then Secretary U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
15 Raghu Nandan Prasad,the then Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
16 Radha Mohan Mandal,the then Veterinary Officer U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
17 Raj Kumar Sharma, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
18 R.K.Bagaria, Private Person U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
19 S.K.Das, the then Treasury Assistant U/s 120B r/w 420, 409, 467, 468, 471 IPC 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh
u/s 120B r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (c) & (d) of P.C. Act, 1988 3.5 Years RI Rs. 15 lakh

The sentences for imprisonment shall run consecutively.

CBI had registered the instant case in compliance of orders dated 11.03.1996 passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Patna and the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India vide orders dated 19.03.1996, and taken over investigation of the Case No 16/96 which was earlier registered at police station Dumka Town on the allegations of fraudulent withdrawal of Rs. 3.76 Crore from Dumka Treasury during December 1995 to January 1996 at the strength of forged documents, fictitious supply of animal feed. It was further alleged that such heavy withdrawals were made against meager genuine budget allotment of Rs. 1.5 lakh during the relevant period.

Australia Today: Organiser of asylum seeker boats sentenced to 10 years in jail

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boat peopleIraqi national, 43-year-old Sayed Omeid was sentenced on 20 May 2015 to ten years imprisonment, with a non-parole period of six and a half years for his role as an organiser of two asylum seeker boats carrying a total of 555 passengers from Indonesia to Christmas Island in 2001. The case presented by the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions (CDPP) demonstrated how Omeid had a central and integral role in the people smuggling enterprise.

Chief of Joint Operations welcomes Australia’s strong partnership with NATO

The Australian Chief of Joint Operations, Vice Admiral David Johnston, has welcomed the continuing strength of Australia’s partnership with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), including through the Australian Defence Force’s (ADF) contribution to the NATO-led non-combat Resolute Support Mission in Afghanistan. During the NATO Chiefs of Defence meeting on 19 and 20 May, Australia’s Vice Admiral Johnston represented the Chief of the Defence Force at a Military Committee meeting on the Resolute Support Mission.

New scholarships for rural arts leaders

Aspiring arts leaders living in regional and rural Australia have been invited to apply for a new scholarship to further develop their leadership skills. Regional arts are vitally important in Australia and the Australian Government has reiterated commitment to ensuring that the next generation of rural arts leaders in Australia are supported to develop their skills for the benefit of the sector. The new scholarships for regional arts leaders complement the Australian Government’s support for regional arts through the Regional Arts Fund

Indigenous leaders seek to enable economic development on native title land

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders have called on the Australian Government to work with them on pursuing economic development on native title land and commit resources to this process. Participants of the Indigenous Leaders Roundtable have determined that the Australian Human Rights Commission should lead and facilitate ongoing dialogue on these issues.

Former Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax gets jail sentence

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bribeNew Delhi: The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Saket Court, New Delhi on Thursday sentenced Arun Kumar Gurjar, a former Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Delhi and Baljeet Singh, an ex-Inspector of Income Tax, Delhi to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.200,000 each in a bribery case.

CBI had registered a case on 29 December 2010 on the allegations that Arun Kumar Gurjar, who was then Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax, Range-29, IP Estate New Delhi, was invlved in a criminal conspiracy with Baljeet Singh the then Inspector of Income Tax, and demanding bribe of Rs. 500,000 from the partner of a private firm based at Naya Bazar in Delhi to finalize the assessment case of his firm without any hurdle. A trap was laid and both the accused were caught red-handed while accepting Rs. 2,00,000 from the Complainant as part payment of bribe money on 29 December 2010. Consequent to investigation, a charge-sheet was filed against the two accused in the designated Court on 30 December 2011. During trial, the prosecution examined 23 witnesses.

The Trial Court found both the accused guilty and convicted them under section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 & Section 120-B of Indian Penal Code (IPC), on 20 May 2015.