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2 jailed for bribing tanwar

Statesman News Service |

New Delhi, 2 September: Two men have been sentenced to one year in jail by a Delhi court for offering bribe of Rs six lakh to BJP MLA Karan Singh Tanwar for getting allotment of three shops in a market here, 18 years ago.
Special CBI Judge Rajiv Mehra awarded the jail term to Delhi residents Jasbir Singh Chawla and Shoeb Ahmed for criminal conspiracy and abetting the offence of public servant taking illegal gratification for his official work in 1995.
The court also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh each on the two convicts. It, however, allowed their plea for suspension of sentence for a month to file an appeal in superior court. It said in case they do not appeal till 30 September, they will surrender before the court on 1 October to serve the sentence of one year rigorous imprisonment.    PTI