MADURAI: A Sub-Divisional Engineer of the Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited was sentenced to undergo one year rigorous imprisonment in a graft case here on Friday.
According to the prosecution, the Anti-Corruption Branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation had trapped N.S. Ganesan, SDE of Thalavaipuram, after he accepted a bribe of Rs. 1,500 from a housekeeping contractor on October 17, 2006.
The official had demanded the bribe for certifying the work of the contractor.
Special judge for CBI cases, C. V. Karthikeyan, imposed a fine of Rs. 3,000 on him.