Court convicts police officer in corruption case

Court convicts police officer in corruption case
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Srinagar: The court of Special Anti-Corruption Srinagar on Monday convicted a police officer in a corruption case.
A statement issued here said that Court of Special Judge Anti-Corruption Kashmir Srinagar convicted accused Abdul Majid Wani ASI in case FIR NO. 31/2006 of Police Station VOK for demanding and accepting Rs. 1000 from the complainant as illegal gratification for implementation of Court order passed by 1st class Magistrate Magam related to land dispute between the complainant and rival party.
“After the conclusion of the investigation, the Court sentenced Ab. Majid Wani the then ASI posted in Police Station Magam Budgam to undergo 1 year imprisonment with fine of Rs. 10,000 for the commission of offence under section 5(1) (d) r/w 5(2) J&K P.C Act, and Six months imprisonment with fine of Rs. 2000 for commission of offence under Section 161 RPC and sentences awarded to accused shall run concurrently,” statement said.
The accused was taken into custody and was sent to Central Jail Srinagar to undergo the sentence awarded, statement added.