Patwari Gets 3 Years In Prison In Corruption Case

JAMMU — Anti-corruption court Jammu on Wednesday sentence a revenue official to imprisonment of three years and imposed fine of Rs 20000 on him after finding him guilty for the commission offence under Prevention of Corruption Act. 

The Additional Judge Anticorruption Court, Jammu,Tasleem Arif announced judgment in case FIR No: 11/2010 of Police Station, Vigilance Organization, Jammu titled State v/s Jawahar Lal  Patwari. 

The case was registered by VOJ against the accused Patwari Jawahar Lal under section 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) PC Act and 161 RPC.

The Court of Additional Judge Anticorruption convicted the accused to undergo imprisonment of three years and fine of Rs 20000 for commission of offence under section 5(1)(d) r/w 5(2) of PC Act.

The Court observed that in-default of payment of fine, the convict shall undergo further imprisonment of three months. 

The court also and the accused/convict shall also undergo imprisonment of one year and fine of Rs 10000 for commission of offence under section 161 RPC (anti-corruption section in penal code). 

The court ordered that in default of payment of fine Lal shall undergo further imprisonment of one month. Both the sentences shall run concurrently, the court ordered.

Be Part of Quality Journalism

Quality journalism takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce and despite all the hardships we still do it. Our reporters and editors are working overtime in Kashmir and beyond to cover what you care about, break big stories, and expose injustices that can change lives. Today more people are reading Kashmir Observer than ever, but only a handful are paying while advertising revenues are falling fast.

ACT NOW
MONTHLYRs 100
YEARLYRs 1000
LIFETIMERs 10000

CLICK FOR DETAILS


Observer News Service

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

KO SUPPLEMENTS