CBI ARRESTS AN EXECUTIVE ENGINEER AND AN ADDITIONAL CHIEF ENGINEER, BOTH OF BSNL IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 08.05.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Executive Engineer(Electrical), BSNL, Kota and an Additional Chief Engineer(Electrical), BSNL, Jodhpur & Jaipur for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant.

 

            A case was registered by CBI against Addl. Chief Engineer (Electrical), BSNL Jodhpur & Jaipur and Executive Engineer (Electrical), BSNL, Kota U/s 120 B r/w 7 of PC Act, 1988, on the basis of a complaint received from the complainant of Mansarovar, Jaipur. It was alleged that the Executive Engineer(Electrical), Kota was demanding an illegal gratification from the complainant for himself and for Additional Chief Engineer (Electrical), BSNL, Jodhpur who was also holding charge of Jaipur for awarding contracts for three places namely Chittorgarh, Nimbaheda-Pratapgarh and Kankroli-Nathdwara. After registration of the case, a trap was laid and the accused Executive Engineer(Electrical) was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.40,000/- from the complainant. Subsequently, the Additional Chief Engineer(Electrical) was also caught red handed while accepting the aforesaid bribe amount of Rs. 40,000/- from accused Executive Engineer(Electrical).

 

            The searches at the residential premises of Addition Chief Engineer (Electrical), BSNL, Jodhpur and Executive Engineer (Electrical), Kota were conducted. Cash amount of Rs.6,50,000/- and other incriminating documents pertaining to the investment & movable/immovable properties were found.

 

            Both the accused persons were produced before the Designated Court and remanded to custody.

 

            Further investigation is under progress.

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