Former narcotics bureau official found guilty in bribery case
The accused was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of ₹2 lakh at Prashant Vihar in Delhi.india Updated: Sep 25, 2017 23:20 IST
A special CBI court has convicted former zonal director of the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) Sunil Kumar Sekhri of taking bribe. The quantum of sentence will be pronounced on September 28.
Sekhri was booked under Sections 7 and 13 (1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act after he was caught red-handed while accepting a bribe of ₹2 lakh at Prashant Vihar in Delhi.
The complainant, Rajesh Dua, of Euphoria Pharmaceuticals, Baddi, alleged that Sekhri, along with a superintendent, raided his factory and inspected records on July 23, 2009.
After this Sekhri had asked Dua to visit him in his office and allegedly demanded a bribe of ₹5 lakh for not registering a case.
Finally, a deal was struck at ₹2 lakh. Dua made a written complaint with the CBI superintendent of police on September 5. A CBI team reached Delhi 6 and nabbed Sekhri red-handed.
Sekhri is not the first NCB director to have a run in with the law.
In March 2013, a court had awarded 13-year jail term to former NCB zonal director Saji Mohan in a drug pilferage case.
First Published: Sep 25, 2017 23:17 IST