Hyderabad: An assistant commissioner of income-tax, Hyderabad, and his wife were on Monday convicted by a special Central Bureau of Investigation court for possessing disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs 1.4 crore and sentenced to imprisonment.
According to CBI, the case was registered against P. Ananta Ramulu, AC, income-tax and his wife P. Kalyani, for amassing disproportionate assets at Hyderabad on February 1, 2005. It was alleged that Ananta Ramulu had amassed the money between 1999 and 2005.
The case was chargesheeted before the third additional special judge for CBI cases, Hyderabad, on March 29, 2007.
Following a trial, the court sentenced Ramulu to two years of rigorous imprisonment under Section 13 (2) (criminal misconduct by public servant) r/w 13 (e) of Prevention of Corruption Act and Kalyani to two years of imprisonment under IPC Sections 109 (punishment for abetment) and Section 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of PC Act.
It also asked them to pay Rs 1 lakh penalty each.
The court ordered that the disproportionate amount of Rs 1,40,51,298 should be confiscated to the state under Section 452 of CrPC after the appeal time is over.