CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST A PRIVATE PERSON AND OTHERS FOR ALLEGED BRIBERY AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES

Press Release
New Delhi , 07.06.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against a private person of Delhi; a defence equipment supplier company of Switzerland and other unknown persons & their associates U/s 8 & 12 of PC Act, 1988 on the basis of source information.

 

            After investigation in a case, CBI had recommended blacklisting of Switzerland-based company as it had allegedly adopted corrupt & illegal means to obtain the contract of supply of 35 MM revolver gun system by Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) in the year 2011. When this matter of blacklisting was under process, the accused person got in touch with the representatives of said foreign-based company and assured them of help by allegedly influencing the public servants of Government of India to stall the process of aforesaid blacklisting of said company.

 

            It is further alleged that Switzerland based company agreed & paid USD 5,30,000 to the accused person of Delhi for using his influence on the public servants and also for payment of illegal gratifications to public servants in India for stalling the process of blacklisting of said company. This money was paid by fund transfer to the bank account of a benami company of the accused person in USA from the bank account of the blacklisted company.

 

            Searches were conducted today at 10 places across Delhi & Gurgaon in the official & residential premises of the accused person; company and their associates.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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