CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT SUPERINTENDENT OF POST OFFICE AND A RAILWAY OFFICIAL IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi, 22.11.2017

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Superintendent of Post Office, Doranda Post Office, Ranchi and a Gramin Dak Sevak for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered on a complaint against the Assistant Superintendent of Post Office, Doranda Post Office, Ranchi and a Gramin Dak Sevak, Gandhigram, District- Godda (Jharkhand) for demanding illegal gratification of Rs. 25,000/- as part payment out of the total bribe of Rs. 6 Lakh in lieu of recruitment for the post of Gramin Dak Sevak. It was further alleged that the ASPO had demanded a bribe of Rs. 6 lakh from the complainant for his recruitment & further insisted for immediate payment of Rs. 25,000 as part payment and also directed the complainant to hand over the said payment of Rs. 25,000 to the Gramin Dak Sevak who was also aware about the demand of bribe. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

Both the arrested accused were produced before the Designated Court, at Ranchi and remanded to Judicial Custody.

In another case, CBI has arrested a Bill Clerk, Accounts Department, SC Railway, Guntakal (Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against the accused on a complaint alleging the demand of bribe for Rs. 15,000/- towards clearance of contract work bills for the period May and June 2017 and also for clearing pending bills for the period from July 2017 to September 2017 to the tune of Rs.30 Lakh (approx.). CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs. 15,000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of the accused which led to recovery of some incriminating documents.

The accused was produced before the Competent Court and was remanded to 14 days Judicial Custody.



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