Special Judge Anti-Corruption Srinagar Y.P. Bourney Thursday convicted Ali Mohd Magray a police Head Constable for demanding and accepting of bribe from a complainant in year 2006. A Vigilance official in a statement to KNS, said the policeman was posted in Qamarwari and was accused in case FIR No.23/2006 P/S VOK for being caught red-handed while demanding and acceptance of bribe. Y.P. Bourney convicted the accused to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment for offence punishable under section 5(2)(d) J&K P.C Act and fine of Rs. 5000. “He shall further undergo six months rigorous imprisonment for offence punishable u/s 161 RPC and both the sentences shall run concurrently. In default of payment of fine, convict shall further undergo simple imprisonment for three months. Since the convict was on bail so he is taken into custody and is forwarded to Superintendent Central Jail Srinagar for undergoing the sentences,” the court said. Senior Prosecuting officer Syed Sareer Ahmad Syed and Zia-Ur-Rehman Khan of Vigilance Organisation pleaded the case for VOK.
2015 Kashmir Despatch