CBI ARRESTS AN ADDITIONAL DIRECTOR OF CENTRAL BOARD OF WORKERS EDUCATION FOR ACCEPTING A BRIBE OF RS.ONE LAKH

Press Release
New Delhi , 04.09.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Additional Director, Central Board of Workers Education(Govt. of India), North Ambazari Road, Nagpur for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. One Lakh from the Complainant.

 

            A case was registered by CBI on 03/09/2013 against an Additional Director, Central Board of Workers Education, Govt. of India, North Ambazari Road, Nagpur(Maharashtra) U/s 7 of P.C. Act, 1988 on the basis of complaint alleging therein demand of illegal gratification of 25% i. e. Rs. 4,00,000/- of pending bill amount of Rs. 16,29,932/- by the accused for payment of pending bills. It is further alleged that the Complainant working with Nagpur based private computer firm had approached the Additional Director and requested for payment of pending bills. The Additional Director allegedly demanded a bribe of 25% i.e.Rs.4,00,000/- of pending bills amount of Rs.16,29,932/-(approx) Complainant did not want to pay bribe and lodged a complaint with CBI. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused(a Director level officer in Govt. of India) while accepting bribe of Rs. 1,00,000/- from the Complainant.

 

            Searches were carried out at residential place of accused. Investment documents in FDRs & Kisan Vikas Patras of about Rs.10 lakhs (approx) and investment in a Plot around of Rs. 8 Lakhs & one flat purchased at Navi Mumbai, were recovered.

 

            The arrested accused is being produced before the Special Court, Nagpur.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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