CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST A RETIRED LIEUTENANT GENERAL OF THE ARMY FOR ALLEGED OFFER OF BRIBE TO THE THEN CHIEF OF ARMY STAFF IN CONNECTION WITH PROCUREMENT OF VEHICLES FROM A PRIVATE COMPANY

 

Press Release

New Delhi , 20.10.2012

            The Central Bureau Of Investigation has registered a case under Section 12 of P.C. Act against a  Retired Lieutenant General for allegedly offering a bribe of Rs. 14 crore, on behalf of a private supplier of trucks,  to the then Chief of Army Staff , allegedly for clearing the proposal pending  with him for approval , for procurement of 1676 High Mobility  vehicles for the Indian Army.

                  Earlier , on the basis of a complaint, a Preliminary Enquiry (PE) was registered in the same matter by the CBI on 11.04.2012 .

                Searches have been carried out today  i.e. 20.10.2012 at seven locations in Delhi, Noida and Mumbai.

                 Further investigation is continuing.

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