HYDERABAD: The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Hyderabad, has convicted E. K. Annamalai, Accounts Officer, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd., Tirupati, in a case registered by CBI, Hyderabad in 2003.

The judge has sentenced him to four years simple imprisonment and fined Rs.1,000 on each count under Sections 7 and 13 of the Prevention of Corruption Act. Annamalai accepted a bribe from the complainant for releasing the earnest money deposit, security deposit and for clearing some bills. He has been sent to jail. -Special Correspondent