CBI ARRESTS A PROVIDENT FUND INSPECTOR IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 09-11-2011

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Provident Fund Inspector of Guntur for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.7000/- from the complainant.

The complainant, a Manager in Guntur based private firm has alleged that the Provident Fund Inspector, Guntur visited their firm on 24.10.11 and found all the registers & records in order. However, she demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant for not creating any problem and initially accepted an illegal gratification of Rs.3000/- as part payment from him. The accused Provident Fund Inspector again visited their office on 31.10.2011 and demanded for balance bribe amount of Rs.7000/-. As the Proprietor of the said private firm was not willing to pay the bribe amount and directed the Manager to lodge a complaint with CBI, Visakhapatnam Branch. Accordingly, the Manager lodged a complaint with CBI, Visakhapatnam Branch for taking necessary action.

CBI registered a case and laid a trap. The accused Provident Fund Inspector was caught red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe Rs.7000/- from the complainant. Search was conducted at the residential premises of the accused. Incriminating documents recovered are being scrutinized for further investigation.


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