CBI ARRESTS AN EXECUTIVE ENGINEER OF CPWD IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 07.02.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Executive Engineer of Central Public works, Department, Thrissur Central Division, Thrissur (Kerala) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the Complainant.

 

            A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against an Executive Engineer, Central Public Works Department, Thrissur Central Division, Thrissur on the complaint of a Contractor of CPWD based at Thrissur. The complainant alleged that the accused had given him a contract for putting the tiles to an Institute at Trichur as per the agreement dated 18.02.2012. When the complainant submitted the first bill, the accused had demanded an amount of Rs.15,000/- as bribe and also told him that after getting the bribe amount only, he would pass the bill for payment.

 

            Accordingly, CBI, laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the Complainant. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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