CBI ARRESTS A GENERAL MANAGER AND TWO OTHER ENGINEERS OF BHEL IN A BRIBERY CASE.

Press Release
New Delhi , 24.07.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a General Manager; Senior Engineer and Engineer Trainee(Purchase), all of Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd(BHEL), Nagpur for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 1,10,000/- from the complainant.

 

            The complainant, a Managing Director of Ahmedabad based manufacturing company had alleged in his complaint that BHEL, Nagpur had floated a tender for supply of different types of hydraulic pumps. After opening of the price bid, the accused had intimated the complainant that the supply order for hydraulic pumps worth around Rs. 66 lakhs could be awarded to his company. However, the accused persons in conspiracy with each other demanded bribe from the complainant at the rate of 2% of the amount in the supply order. The complainant did not want to pay the bribe and lodged a complaint with CBI.

 

            CBI laid a trap and the accused General Manager was caught red-handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000/- whereas the Engineer Trainee in charge of Purchase was caught red-handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 60,000/- on behalf of the other accused Senior Engineer.

 

            Searches are being conducted in the premises of the accused persons at various places in Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh.

 

            All the three arrested accused will be produced in the jurisdiction court at Ahmedabad after obtaining transit remand from the Court at Nagpur.

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