Chennai: A court on Tuesday sentenced a regional
transport official to one-year rigorous imprisonment in
connection with a bribery case.
Based on a complaint by businessman Armstrong Fernando of
M/s.Maximus Blue Metal, CBI filed a case and conducted
investigation into the allegation that Regional Transport
Officer V Vijay Raghavan Karaikal had demanded a bribe of Rs
35,000 for supplying blue metal to Marg Karaikkal Port Private
Ltd in July 2010, a CBI release said.
Vijay Raghavan was caught red-handed by CBI while demanding
and accepting the bribe amount and the final report was filed
against him before Principal District Judge cum Special Judge
for CBI Cases, Karaikal under Prevention of Corruption Act,
1988, it added.
The judge Margaret Roseline also imposed a Rs. 2,000 fine