OPTCL DGM Jashobant Choudhury Awarded 5-Year Jail Term

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Baraipada: The Odisha Power Transmission Corporation Limited Deputy General Manager Jashobant Choudhury has been awarded a 5-year jail term by Baripada Special Vigilance Court in connection with the 2017 bribery case on Monday.

According to reports, Choudhury was earlier nabbed by Vigilance sleuths while receiving bribe of Rs 3000.

He was facing trial for demanding and accepting illegal gratification from a complainant to prepare the bill and update the logbook of a vehicle which was engaged in his office on rent.

The court sentenced him to undergo rigorous imprisonment for a period of five year and to pay fine of Rs 25000 and in default of payment of fine, to undergo further rigorous imprisonment for a period of one year.

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