Srinagar: A police constable has been awarded six months imprisonment and fine in a bribery case. The special judge anti-corruption Kashmir convicted head-constable Mohammad Ashraf Khan, then posted in Police Post Bemina in Case FIR No 32/2005, police station vigilance organisation Kashmir, registered against the accused in the year 2005 on the allegations of demanding and accepting a bribe from the complainant namely Imtiyaz Ahmad Wani son of Ghulam Hassan of Parimpora Srinagar.
The complainant had sought submission of a report in connection with his arrest by the Police Post in a criminal case. After completion of trial, the anti-corruption judge Yeshpal Bourney, found the accused guilty for commission of offence of criminal misconduct under section 5(2) of prevention of corruption act and sentenced the accused to undergo simple imprisonment for a period of 6 months and with a fine of Rs 2000. In default of payment of fine, the convict shall undergo further imprisonment of 6 weeks.