Officer convicted

Special Judge for SPE and ACB Cases, P. Srisudha, sentenced Mungi Janardhan Rao, Assistant Planning Officer of Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority to undergo a three-year rigorous imprisonment, a press release said on Monday. Mr. Rao, who was convicted for accepting a bribe of Rs. 75,000 for converting agricultural land to residential purpose, was also directed to pay a fine of Rs. 50,000.