CBI ARRESTS TWO PUBLIC SERVANTS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi , 05.03.2013


         The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Patwari, Municipal Corporation, Union Territory, Chandigarh for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.


         A case was registered on a complaint against the Patwari, Municipal Corporation, UT, Chandigarh alleging the demand of bribe of Rs.2 lacs for giving a favourable report of site inspection of the house of the complainant for transferring the house from his grandmother's name to his name and his brother's name. A trap was laid and the Patwari was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.

 

         During search at the residential premises of the accused, cash amounting to Rs.1.64/-lakh(approx); documents pertaining to bank accounts in four banks and documents of property worth Rs.36 lacs (approx) were also recovered.

 

 

         In another case, CBI has arrested a Senior Clerk of Western Coalfields Limited, Dungaria Distt., Chhindwara(Madhya Pradesh) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant.

 

 

         Based on a complaint, a case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against a Senior Clerk working at Planning Section/Provident Fund in the Office of GM, Kanhan Area, Western Coalfields Limited, Dungaria, Distt. Chhindwaraon the allegation that the official demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.10,000/- for showing favour in getting CMPF loan of Rs.5,00,000/- sanctioned for house construction.

 

 

         CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant.

 

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