Two persons, including a bank official, were convicted for fraud by a special court for the CBI cases here on Monday.

The CBI had registered a case in 1996 against S.U. Shankar, Manager, State Bank of Mysore, Thiruvanmiyur branch, and K. Balan, proprietor, Balan and Company, Saidapet. The prosecution said that the bank official had created bogus voucher and credited Rs.11 lakh into the account of Balan. The XIth Additional Special Judge for CBI cases S. Manoharan sentenced each of them to one year of rigorous imprisonment. A total fine of Rs.60,000 was also imposed

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