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IT official convicted in bribary case

Chennai- An Income Tax official was today convicted for bribery charges in a case filed by the CBI. P K Chandrasekaran, Income Tax officer in the Office of Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Tambaram range, was trapped in 2008 while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1500 from one V Manikandan for releasing a refund of Rs 20,346. Upon completion of trial, a special judge convicted him and sentenced him to three years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1000, a release said.

Chennai- An Income Tax official was today convicted for bribery charges in a case filed by the CBI. P K Chandrasekaran, Income Tax officer in the Office of Joint Commissioner of Income Tax, Tambaram range, was trapped in 2008 while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 1500 from one V Manikandan for releasing a refund of Rs 20,346. Upon completion of trial, a special judge convicted him and sentenced him to three years of rigorous imprisonment and imposed a fine of Rs 1000, a release said.

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  • The punishment should include termination of Job, attachment of EPF, and recovery of past salary.
    He must have been an habitual offender, in the form of abuse of power.

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