NHRC employee gets two years imprisonment under PCA

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New Delhi, Nov 26 (UNI) A city court today sentenced Ramakant Sharma, a retired DSP of Border Security Force(BSF) who was attached to National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), to two years imprisonment.

Additional Sessions Judge A S Yadav found Sharma guilty under section 12 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1980, for offering bribe to a public servant in 2001.

The accused had offered a bribe of Rs 2000 to R C Saxena, security officer with SPG Cabinet Secretariat for the release of payments for a private company.

Sharma was also handling the marketing of a private company who used to supply metal detectors to the security agencies.

The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the accused.


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