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Engineer sentenced to prison for a year for taking Rs 1000 bribe 13 years ago

An assistant executive engineer of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in Coonoor near Udhagamandalam was on Wednesday sentenced to one year imprisonment by a court for taking a bribe of Rs 1,000 in 2003.

india Updated: Nov 30, 2016 22:58 IST
An engineer of the Tamil Nadu electricity board in Tamil Nadu sentenced to one year imprisonmentfor taking a bribe of Rs 1,000.
An engineer of the Tamil Nadu electricity board in Tamil Nadu sentenced to one year imprisonmentfor taking a bribe of Rs 1,000.(Representative image)

An assistant executive engineer of the Tamil Nadu Electricity Board in Coonoor near Udhagamandalam was on Wednesday sentenced to one year imprisonment by a court for taking a bribe of Rs 1,000 in 2003.

Sub-court judge M Thangavelu found Rajendraprasad guilty of taking the bribe to give power connection to a new building while he was working as an assistant engineer 13 years ago.

According to the prosecution, on a complaint from the building contractor, Directorate of Vigilance and Anti Corruption had laid a trap and arrested the official while accepting the bribe.