Former Chairman of Chennai Port Trust K Suresh has also been ordered to pay a fine of Rs 10,000.
Former Chairman of Chennai Port Trust K Suresh was sentenced to two years rigorous imprisonment by a CBI court in a graft case, a statement from CBI said on Wednesday.
In a statement issued in Chennai, the CBI said Mr Suresh was sentenced to a two-year rigorous jail term for obtaining sponsorship for his son's admission to BE (Civil Engineering) valued at Rs 12 lakh in 2009.
Mr Suresh obtained the sponsorship from Vijayashanti Builders who were running two weigh bridges in the premises of Chennai Port Trust.
A fine of Rs 10,000 was also imposed on Mr Suresh.