A special court hearing CBI cases in Coimbatore sentenced K.Sridhar, former Branch Manager, Central Bank of India and two others in the Rs 1 crore bank fraud case, the investigating agency said on Thursday.

In a statement issued here, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said Sridhar, former Branch Manager, Ooty, retired Lt. Colonel S.K. Sundaram and R.Sanjeevi, a private person, were convicted and sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment each.

The CBI had investigation and filed a charge sheet against the three under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegation that they entered into a criminal conspiracy and cheated the Central Bank of India in the matter of third party loan against Foreign Currency Non-Resident (FCNR) deposit with fake documents without the knowledge of the depositor.