Special CBI Judge V K Maheshwari sentenced Runu Ghosh, former Deputy Director General (Licencing and Finance) in the Department of Telecommunication, to three years imprisonment and also imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh in a disproportionate assets case.
An FIR was registered against Ghosh on September 13, 1996 after a raid conducted on her house on August 16, 1996 recovered property worth Rs 39,75,000.
It was estimated that there was an increase in wealth of Rs 28,94,000 during the period of 1992-96. The court finally found wealth more than Rs 20,24,000 in excess of the known source of her income.
The Judge had convicted Ghosh under Section 13 (2) r/w Section 13 (1) (d) of Prevention of Corruption Act on May 12.
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