CBI ARRESTS JOINT GENERAL MANAGER-I(A BRIGADIER LEVEL OFFICER) OF CSD IN AN ON-GOING INVESTIGATION OF ALLEGED BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 03.07.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Joint General Manager-I (A Brigadier-level Officer) of Central Stores Depot(CSD), Mumbai in an on-going investigation of alleged bribery case.

 

            The arrested accused was produced today before the Special Judge, Mumbai and was remanded to CBI custody till 05.07.2012.

 

            During the initial investigation, it is further revealed that the Joint General Manager-I(Brigadier level Officer) also had allegedly accepted Rs.7.5 lacs from Mumbai-based private firm supplying consumer products for taking favourable decision at various stages such as introduction of items, price revision, and issue of supply orders. It was also revealed that the accused allegedly invested ill-gotten money in Real Estate at Panchkula.

 

            The instant case was earlier registered on the information that the said private firm allegedly acted as marketing arm and representative of number of companies against the policy laid by CSD. The firm through its Director & officials of CSD entered into criminal conspiracy with each other and in furtherance of the said conspiracy manipulated various demands of CSD items of firm in favour of the clients.The CSD officials allegedly favoured the firm at various stages in CSD such as Introduction of items, price revision, delayed & excess supply, demand creation, budget allocation etc. In lieu of favourable decisions, the firm through it Director had allegedly paid huge illegal gratification regularly to officials of CSD.

 

            The CBI had earlier arrested another Joint General Manager, CSD (under Ministry of Defence), Head Office, Mumbai; a Director of a Mumbai based private firm supplying consumers products and two other private persons on 30.06.2012 in this case.The arrested accused are presently in police custody.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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