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Customs Inspector sentenced to three year RI

Last Updated: Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 20:36

Patna: A designated CBI court Saturday convicted a customs inspector Pankaj Kumar to three years Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) and imposed a fine of Rs 30,000 on him after finding him guilty in a corruption case.

The special judge (CBI) Vashishth Narayan Singh passed the order sentencing Kumar to three years RI and imposed Rs 30,000 fine on him in a case lodged against him under the prevention of corruption act for embezzlement of Rs 1.72 lakhs.

The customs inspector was arrested by the CBI in 2002 and charged under the provisions of the corruption case for appropriating DVD, movie camera and mobile phones worth Rs 1.72 lakhs as per the records of the customs office at Patna.

The CBI had filed the chargesheet against the customs inspector in the special court on February 19, 2003.


First Published: Saturday, September 15, 2012 - 20:36
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