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Surgeons sentenced to imprisonment for bribery

A local court convicted two doctors trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with a bribe case pertaining to 2003.



Hyderabad: A local court convicted two doctors trapped by Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in connection with a bribe case pertaining to 2003.

Accused doctors M Srikanth Reddy and B Sunil Kumar, both civil assistant surgeons at Nizamabad district headquarters were trapped by ACB officials on September 8, 2003 when they accepted Rs 800 as a bribe from a complainant for carrying out a tonsils operation on him.

The Second Additional Special Judge for ACB cases sentenced the surgeons to rigorous imprisonment for one year and fined them Rs 20,000 for each offence under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, an ACB release said here today.
PTI

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