CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICE SUPERINTENDENT OF EAST COAST RAILWAYS IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 28.03.2017

      The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Office Superintendent working in the office of AEN, East Coast Railways, Waltair Division, Kirandul, District Dantewada(Chhattisgarh) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.

          A case was registered against an Office Superintendent working in the O/o AEN, East Coast Railways, Waltair Division, Kirandul, Distt. Dantewada (Chhattisgarh) U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegations that the accused demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.31,000/- from the complainant for getting released the On Account CC Bills of a Construction firm against two Contracts being executed by the firm with East Coast Railways. It was further alleged in the complaint that the accused contacted the complainant and initially demanded a bribe of Rs.31,000/- (approx.) @ 0.5% of the amount of bills so far passed & paid to said firm against two Contract Agreements and for processing the further Bills of the company without any hurdle. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting the bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.

               The accused was produced in the Jurisdictional Court and remanded to Judicial custody.


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