CBI ARRESTS A SUB DIVISIONAL ENGINEER OF BSNL IN A BRIBERY CASE

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New Delhi , 07-09-2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Sub Divisional Engineer of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Chhindwara (MP) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.9000/- from the complainant.

It was alleged in the complaint that the accused demanded the bribe for showing official favour in the matter of releasing security deposits and EOT(Extension of Time) amount deposited as security against the civil work carried out at various sites of BSNL at Chhindwara (MP) by the Jabalpur based construction company.

The CBI registered a case against accused U/s 7 of P C Act, 1988 and laid a trap. The S.D.E was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.9000/- from the complainant. Searches at the office & residential premises of the Sub-Divisional Engineer were conducted which yielded a recovery of jewellery, Term Deposit Receipts & Lease Letters regarding Immovable properties from the two lockers.

The accused was produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jabalpur and was granted Police Custody for 2 days. Presently, the accused is on bail.

Further investigation is continuing.

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