The Lokayukta Special Court on Thursday convicted two officials, including an Assistant Engineer of the Bangalore Development Authority, sentencing him to 14 months’ imprisonment.

N. Nagendra was caught red-handed in 2002 accepting a Rs. 4,000 bribe to issue permission for a water connection. Some 11 years on, the court gave him the jail term along with Rs. 2,500 fine.

The court also sentenced S. Manjunath, a second division assistant with the Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike, Yelahanka Division, to a year’s imprisonment and a fine of Rs. 1,500.

He was trapped in 2007 when he was taking bribe of Rs. 1,500 from one Nagaraju for changing the katha.

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