In this case, a public official who worked in the Customs and Excise Department was investigated by an anti-corruption agency and convicted for having a disproportionate amount of assets when compared to his disclosed salary (see illicit enrichment above). He was sentenced to 2 years in prison and was suspended from his position. The accused […]
Section 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 (India): This states that a crime will be committed where a public servant is or has been in possession of a property or money that he or she cannot satisfactorily account for and that is disproportionate to the income of the public servant.
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