Retired railway clerk gets one year in jail for taking Rs 100 bribe in 1991

Updated: Feb 2 2023 10:53PM

Lucknow, Feb 2 (PTI) A special CBI court here on Thursday sentenced a retired 82-year-old railway clerk to one year imprisonment in a 32-year-old case for taking a bribe of Rs 100.

The court of special CBI judge Ajai Vikram Singh refused to show any leniency to the convict who was seeking lesser punishment on the ground of his old age, and observed that doing so would give a wrong message to the society.

The court also imposed a fine of Rs 15,000 on the convict, Ram Narayan Verma.