CBI ARRESTS A GARRISON ENGINEER (A LIEUTENANT COLONEL) AND AN ASSISTANT GARRISON ENGINEER FOR ACCEPTING AN ALLEGED BRIBE OF 30 GOLD COINS AND RS. 50,000/-

Press Release
New Delhi, 27.07.2017

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested a Garrison Engineer (a Lt. Colonel) and an Assistant Garrison Engineer both working in MES, Karwar (Karnataka) in an alleged bribery case.

            CBI registered a case U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint against a Garrison Engineer (Lt. Colonel) and an Assistant Garrison Engineer both working in MES, Karwar (Karnataka). It was alleged in the complaint that the said officials demanded Rs. 1.5 lakh and Rs. One lakh respectively from the complainant (a civil contractor and executing civil works at KES, Karwar) for clearing the pending bills and the payments already made. It was also alleged that as first instalment, they respectively demanded Rs. 50,000/- in the form of gold and cash. CBI laid a trap and the Garrison Engineer was caught red-handed while accepting 30 gold coins (total 15 grams) and the Assistant Garrison Engineer was caught red-handed while accepting Rs. 50,000/- from the Complainant. Searches are being conducted at the premises of accused.

            Both the arrested accused are being produced in the competent court.




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