Former CSL official convicted in corruption case

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Kochi, Nov 22(UNI) The CBI Special Court here today sentenced former official of the Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL) to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 17,500 on charges of corruption.

K Arumughan Pillai, former deputy manager of Ship Repair Operation of CSL, was convicted of accepting an amount of Rs 3,000 from the complainant as a motive or reward for placing orders for the supply of Max Plus Grade-III solution for the shipyard.

On the basis of the complaint, the accused was caught red-handed by the CBI while accepting an amount of Rs 3,000 from the complainant in December 2004.

UNI

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