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Dhanbad: Dhanbad CBI court special judge Piyush Kumar on August 24 sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment Vijay Kumar, former assistant manager of State Bank of India, Bokaro thermal , for demanding a bribe of Rs 8,000 from a person for release of his loan of Rs 3.13 lakh for buying tractor for commercial purpose. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 8,000 on Vijay Kumar.
According to complainant Pritam Kumar, who lodged his complaint with Dhanbad CBI office in Jharkhand, Vijay Kumar was not forwarding his loan application pending at his table since October 2009 after which CBI office was contacted and trap was laid for the assistant manager .
On October 28, 2009, the complainant went to the residence of VIjar Kumar along with the demanded bribe money and as soon as the banker accepted the cash, waiting CBI sleuths arrested the banker with cash which was handed over to the complainant by CBI. Later on the same date, the CBI registered a case against the accused and the charge -sheet in this case was filed on January 7, 2010. The case was being contested in the trial court since 2010 and court found the accused guilty and convicted him .