CBI FILES A CHARGESHEET AGAINST TEN ACCUSED INCLUDING THEN MEMBER(STAFF) OF RAILWAY BOARD; MANAGING DIRECTOR OF BANGALORE BASED PRIVATE FIRM AND EIGHT OTHERS IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 02.07.2013

           The Central Bureau of Investigation has today filed a chargesheet against 10 accused persons i.e then Member (Staff), Railway Board, New Delhi; Managing Director of Bangalore-based private firm; his two associates of Bangalore & Vijayawada; a private person of Panchkula(Haryana); two private persons of Chandigarh; two private persons of New Delhi and a private person of Faridabad(Haryana) U/s 120B of IPC r/w Sec. 7, 8 & 12 of PC Act and Substantive Offences thereof in the Court of Special Judge, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi in a bribery case. 

 

            A case was registered by CBI U/s 120-B of IPC and Section 7, 8 10 of PC Act, 1988 against Member(Staff), Railway Board, New Delhi; two Chandigarh based private persons; Managing Director of a Bangalore based Private Firm; a private person based in Panchkula(Haryana); two private persons of New Delhi and one private person of Faridabad(Haryana), on the basis of source information.

 

            It is alleged in charge sheet that Chandigarh based private person had demanded Rs.10 crore from then Member(Staff) of Railway Board, New Delhi  for shifting him for the post of Member (Electrical) lateraly from the post of Member(Staff).  Rs.10 crore was to be delivered to Chandigarh based private person in installments viz Rs.2 crore immediately; Rs.3 crore immediately after appointment as Memebr(Electrical) and Rs.5 crore after 5-6 months. The private person of Panchkula & another private person of Chandigarh were acting as conduit. The Managing Director of Bangalore based private firm had to mobilize the bribe amount on  behalf of Member(Staff) from the S&T Manufacturer & Traders. Initial installment of Rs.2 crore was again decided to be delivered in two installment i.e. One crore on 3.5.2013 & another one crore after 3-4 days of first delivery. The MD of Bangalore based private firm could arrange only an amount of Rs. 90 lakh(approx), which was to be paid to Chandigarh & Panchkula based private persons on 03.05.2013 at Chandigarh on behalf of then Member(Staff) Railway Board, New Delhi. CBI laid a trap and both private persons of Panchkula & Chandigarh were caught having accepted the said amount of Rs.89.68 Lakh(approx) from the two associates of one private person of New Delhi(an acquaintance of Managing Director of Bangalore based private firm).

 

           The CBI had earlier arrested then Member(Staff) Railway Board, New Delhi; Managing Director of Bangalore based private firm; his two associates , a private person(resident of Chandigarh); another private person from Panchkula(Haryana) and certain other private persons in this regard.

 

            The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial

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