Ex-official convicted in graft case after 12 years

The Hindu Bureau

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Thursday, 1st June 2023
Page No. 3
Chennai Print Edition

A former special tahsildar of Sriperumbudur, J. Sampath, was convicted and sentenced to imprisonment of three years for taking ₹10,000 bribe in 2011.

According to the Directorate of Vigilance and Anti-Corruption (DVAC), Royal Splendour and Developers Pvt. Ltd. had applied to the Chennai Metropolitan Development Area (CMDA) for plan permission for an apartment at Mugalivakkam village. Subsequently, the CMDA authorities asked for block map of the site from the tahsildar.

The tahsildar demanded ₹10,000 to issue a certified copy of the block map.

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