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3 year jail for PHC doctor for taking Rs 2000 Bribe

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Kakinada: A Rs 2000 bribe in the year 2007 has now resulted in 3-year rigorous imprisonment and a Rs 6000 fine after he was held guilty by the Anti-Corruption Branch Court.

UNI reports that special Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) court Judge A Gayathri Devi while delivering the judgement at Rajahmundry on Tuesday convicted a Medical officer of Peddapuram area hospital and sentenced him to 3 years rigorous imprisonment and was fined Rs 6,000.

The ACB sleuths have caught Dr Mohan red-handed on 26 February 2007 while accepting a bribe of Rs 2,000 from the complainant Bayyapureddi Krishnamurthy for issuing GPF non-drawal certificate to his wife, who retired as a nurse in Virava PHC while he was working as the Medical officer there.

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The case was filed under the supervision of Shakeela Banu additional SP and Sudhakar DSP of ACB Rajahmundry range.

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P Seshaiahl, the special public prosecutor has conducted the prosecution.

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Source: with agency inputs

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    Shilpa Agarwal April 13, 2019, 8:48 pm

    Doctor taking just 2000 rs bribe is immediately sentenced jail of 3 years. But then why the Justice is so delayed or I must say absent when the same doctor is beaten up by patients attendants. Why the law is so partial for doctors and is always against them

  2. In the similar circumstances a PSU insurance employee at Jaipur has been exonerated and promoted too. According to RTI reply the Govt has decided not to file an appeal to higher court.

  3. Kaash Aise hi jail Politicians ko hote!

  4. everybody is a gentleman till he is caught

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    DEEPAK SENGUPTA March 23, 2019, 6:43 pm

    No sir,everybody in India is not corrupt. Corruption always trickles from top. But most of the citizens of free India have retained their humane values and hence India thrives ! The tragedy is that some of us look upwards and imbibe wrong values . Look down , down and more down as the great lady mother Teressa did, and then only one will understand the joy of living ! Only empty lectures of politicians and sri sri gurudevas can not enrich your life!

  6. You are right,merely because people around us are dishonest is no excuse for indulging in crime against society.