CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR MANAGER (FINANCE), MAHANADI COALFIELDS LTD (MCL) AND AN OFFICIAL OF COAL MINES PROVIDENT FUND (CMPF) IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi, 02.08.2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested Senior Manager (Finance), Jagannath Colliery/ OCP, Jagannath Area of Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL), Talcher (Odisha), while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from Complainant for passing his pending bills.

In another case, CBI has arrested a UDC/SSA working in Coal Mines Provident Fund (CMPF), Talcher (Odisha), while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the complainant for handing over CMPF Account Number/ CMPF Account Book to the complainant.

CBI had registered two separate cases against said accused persons on the two complaints received from private contractor on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs. 5,000/- each. CBI laid a trap and both the accused were caught red-handed separately while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 5000/- each from the said complainant. Searches are being conducted at the office/residence of both the accused persons.

Both the arrested accused persons will be produced tomorrow before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Bhubaneswar.


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