A CBI Court in Jabalpur ordered that even the family members of a corrupt official are equally responsible if they share his income.
The court was hearing the case of Surya Kant Gaur, 61, who was accused of misappropriation of funds of Rs 94 lakh.
During his tenure as deputy accountant in defence accounts department, he transferred funds in bank accounts of his wife, son and daughter-in-law.
Further, Justice Yogesh Chandra Gupta imposed a fine of Rs 2.5 lakh on each accused.
The five-year-old grandson of Surya Kant Gaur has also been shifted to jail on family’s request.