THEN SUPERINTENDENT AND INSPECTOR OF CENTRAL EXCISE & CUSTOMS SENTENCED TO UNDERGO TWO YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT IN A BRIBERY CASE
The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Jabalpur has convicted Shri B.C. Ekka, the then Superintendent & Shri M.K. Singh, the then Excise Inspector, both working in the office of Asstt. Commissioner, Customs & Central Excise, Jabalpur and sentenced them to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. 11,000/- in a bribery case.
CBI filed a chargesheet before the Special Judge for CBI cases, Jabalpur on 23/12/2008 U/s 120-B IPC and 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1) (d) Act, 1988 on the allegations that S/Shri B.C. Ekka and M.K. Singh demanded an illegal gratification of Rs. 2500/- from the complainant to provide Service Tax Registration Number to his company for which the complainant had submitted an application. The accused M.K. Singh was caught red handed while demanding and accepting Rs. 2500/- as bribe on behalf of B.C. Ekka from the complainant. Both were arrested.
The Trail Court found both the accused guilty and convicted them.
CBI Press Release
New Delhi , 27.07.2012