The probe has recommended a case against the three on charges of criminal breach of trust, embezzlement and cheating besides various offences punishable under the Indian Penal Code and the Prevention of Corruption Act.
As per the changed law, a “collusive” bribe giver can be punished with up to seven years in jail, and fined. The Select Committee wanted courts to decide the minimum punishment for bribe givers on the merits of the specific case.
According to police, he had demanded money from the woman's son for allotting a plot of their choice. The woman and her family were affected by the submergence of her land due to construction of Sardar Sarovar dam.