Court convicts former Senior Assistant, D.C Office Budgam in corruption case  

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Srinagar: According to an official statement Anti Corruption Judge, Srinagar Ravinder Nath Wattal Wednesday convicted Ghulam Mehdi Pandit (S/o Ghulam Hassan Pandit R/o Iskanderpora, Budgam), then Senior Assistant, D.C Office Budgam in Case FIR No. 21/2007, Police Station Vigilance Organization Kashmir and sentenced him to one year imprisonment and a fine of Rs.15,000/-  under Section 5(1) read with Section 5(2) of Prevention of Corruption Act and six months imprisonment and a fine of Rs.2500/-  under Section 161 RPC.  The accused has been sent to jail.

The accused person according to the statement was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.3000/-from Mohammad Ramzan Bhat for processing his file regarding providing of a path way.