2-year RI for ex-excise official

A CBI court here convicted a former deputy commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in a disproportionate assets case on Tuesday.

Published: 31st July 2013 08:18 AM  |   Last Updated: 31st July 2013 08:18 AM   |  A+A-

A CBI court here convicted a former deputy commissioner of Customs and Central Excise in a disproportionate assets case on Tuesday.

XII additional special judge for CBI Cases, R Killivalavan sentenced K R Velu to undergo two years of rigorous imprisonment and slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on him.

The  Anti-Corruption Branch of the CBI had registered a case against Velu, his wife V Chellammal and daughters V Rani, V Jayanthi and V Jothi Lakshmi in 2002. Velu was charged with abusing his position and possessing assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. Velu had acquired assets to the tune of Rs 75.66 lakh between January 1986-August 2002 even as his total income was Rs 49.26 lakh.

Stay up to date on all the latest Chennai news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp