CBI ARRESTS A GENERAL MANAGER OF ONGC IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 08.02.2012

         The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a General Manager, Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) Assam Asset, Sibsagar (Assam) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant.

 

            It was alleged in the complaint that the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant for awarding a contract of Annual Rate Contract (ARC) in ONGC.  A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act 1988 against the accused.

 

            CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant.

 

            Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused which yielded a recovery of cash Rs.3.60 Lakh; 15 Bank Accounts and documents of six properties.  Incriminating documents recovered are being scrutinized for further investigation.

 

            The accused was produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Assam, Guwahati and was remanded to judicial custody upto 22.02.2012.

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