CBI REGISTERS TWO SEPARATE CASES AGAINST MANAGER OF EPIL, DELHI AND OTHERS IN AN ALLEGED BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi, 08.04.2017

      The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered two separate cases against Manager, Engineering Projects India Ltd. (EPIL), New Delhi on the allegations that the officer had obtained illegal gratification from two separate companies for awarding them contracts for public works in Tripura and Kolkata. The alleged demand of bribe of Rs 1.5 crore(approx) associated with the cases, about Rs.50 Lakh was routed through various companies and individuals related/associated with the accused.

      In the first instance, the accused officer allegedly obtained illegal gratification from a Proprietor (also an accused & resident of Kolkata) of Construction Company based at Ambedkar Nagar(UP) for building project in, New Town, Kolkata Development Authority.

      In the second case, it was alleged that the illegal gratification was obtained from another accused, a Director of Construction company based at Guwahati(Assam) for public works at the ONGC Tripura Power Company, Udaipur, Tripura.

      Searches were conducted over 8 states at more than a dozen locations, including Lucknow, Bhagalpur, Purnia, Bastar, Bilaspur, Kolkata, Guwahati, Udaipur(Tripura), Bhubasneshwar, Raurkela and Delhi. The significant information and evidence that emerged during these searches are being examined for further investigation.


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