Engineer sentenced to one year imprisonment For Taking Rs. 1000 Bribe in 2003


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

Sub-court judge M Thangavelu discovered Rajendraprasad guilty of taking the bribe for giving power connection to another building while he was working as an Assistant Engineer 13 years back.

As per the indictment, 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.