Cuttack: A Special Vigilance Court in Phulbani on Thursday sentenced a former accountant of Boudh District Treasury Office, Narayan Mallick, to three years of Rigorous Imprisonment (RI) after convicting him for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5,000.
The Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Phulbani has sentenced Narayan Mallick, who is presently an accountant at Balliguda Sub-Treasury Office in Kandhamal district, to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of 3 years and to pay a fine of Rs.5,000. In default of payment of fine, the convict shall undergo further rigorous imprisonment for a period of 3 months for the offence U/s 7 PC Amendment Act, 2018, the court ruled.
Mallick was facing court trial in Berhampur Vigilance PS Case No.28 dated 19.10.2019 U/s 7 PC Amendment Act, 2018 for demand and acceptance of illegal gratification of Rs.5,000 from the complainant for processing and drawing of the bill towards unutilised leave salary.
Today, the Court of Special Judge, Vigilance, Phulbani convicted Narayan Mallick, Ex-Accountant and sentenced him to 3 years of Rigorous Imprisonment.
Pulasti Chhatria, Ex-Inspector, Vigilance Berhampur Division, presently DSP, Vigilance had investigated the case and V.V. Ramdas, Special Public Prosecutor, Vigilance, Phulbani conducted the case on behalf of the prosecution.