Patna:  A special CBI court on Tuesday sentenced former Deputy Director of Kendriya Khadi and Gramodyog Ayog Vishunudas Keshav to undergo five years imprisonment in connection with a bribery case.

Designated CBI Judge B K Srivastava awarded the sentence to Keshav, who was caught accepting a bribe of Rs 6000 on July 22, 2002. The court also slapped a fine of Rs 8000 on him.

Following a complaint by an employed of Kendriya Khadi and Gramodyog Ayog, the CBI had caught Keshav while accepting the bribe from Parshuram Mishra.