CBI ARRESTS INSPECTOR & TWO OTHER OFFICIALS OF RAILWAY PROTECTION FORCE (RPF) AND TWO ENGINEERS OF NORTH WESTERN RAILWAY IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi , 16.05.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Inspector and two Constables of Railway Protection Force(RPF), Katni Station, Madhya Pradesh for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.13,000/- from the complainant.

 

            A case was registered U/s. 120-B IPC and Section 7 of PC Act, 1988 against one Inspector and two Police Constables of RPF, Katni RPF Station, Madhya Pradesh on the allegation of demanding bribe of Rs.25,000/-. It was alleged in the comlaint that RPF team had done surprise check of the Scrap Godown of the complainant at Katni on the suspicion of purchasing/dealing with stolen Railway Property, though no stolen Railway Property was found at the Godown. However, the constables on behalf of Inspector subsequently started demanding bribe amount of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant for not implicating him in a false case of stolen Railway Property and forcibly obtained part bribe amount of Rs. 12,000/- from the complainant.

 

            CBI laid a trap and two constables were caught red-handed while demanding and accepting the remaining bribe amount of Rs. 13,000/- out of demanded bribe of Rs. 25,000/- on behalf of Inspector from the complainant at his scrap godown in Katni(M.P). During searches, the bribe amount of Rs. 12,000/- paid earlier was also recovered from the possession of the accused persons. Both constables and Inspector of RPF were arrested.

 

            In another case, the CBI has arrested an Assistant Engineer (Construction) and a Junior Engineer (Construction), both of North Western Railway, Jhunjhunu(Rajasthan) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- each from the complainant.

 

            A case was registered against both the accused U/s 120 B r/w 7 of PC Act, 1988, on the basis of a complaint received from the complainant of Borivali, Mumbai. It was alleged that the accused persons were demanding an illegal gratification from him for preparing & processing his bills, pertaining to the work done by his firm. After registration of the case, a trap was laid and both accused persons were caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.20,000/- each from the complainant.

 

            Searches at the residential premises of both the accused were conducted which yielded a recovery of cash of Rs. 80,000/- and other incriminating documents pertaining to the investment & movable/immovable properties.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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