Hyderabad: Four state government employees including a panchayat secretary, alongwith a private person were convicted in separate corruption cases in Andhra Pradesh.
In Visakhapatnam district, the special judge for Anti-Corruption cases convicted four persons in a 2004 case.
ISP Kumar, Mandal Revenue Officer (MRO) of Munugapaka mandal; Appalaanaidu, Panchayat secretary of Nagavaram village; B Vijay Babu, attender in the office of Divisional Commercial Taxes Department, and Cheepurupalli Demudu, LIC
agent, were sentenced to one year`s jail term, a release by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) said here today.
In Kadapa district Pathur Bhaskar, a mandal surveyor working in the office of MRO at Vallur, was convicted and sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment.
Bhaskar had been trapped by ACB officials in 2008 while accepting bribe of Rs 900 for an official favour.