CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT MANAGER OF NORTH EASTERN REGIONAL AGRICULTURAL MARKETING CORPORATION LTD FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. ONE LAKH

Press Release
New Delhi, 16.03.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Manager, North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC), a Govt. of India Undertaking, Ministry of Development of North East Region (DONER) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. One lakh from the Complainant.

A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint alleging that the North Eastern Regional Agricultural Marketing Corporation Limited (NERAMAC) awarded a two years contract to Complainant’s firm in October, 2017 for running a restaurant in Delhi Haat, INA, Delhi. It was also alleged that the complainant closed the restaurant on 09 February, 2018 and informed the same to NERAMAC that due to losses, he was unable to continue with the said contract. It was further alleged that the Assistant Manager of NERAMAC demanded a bribe of Rs. Two lakh for not blacklisting the Complainant’s firm and also assured the complainant to levy minimum penalty on his firm due to premature withdrawal. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. One lakh as advance payment from the Complainant. Searches have been conducted at the premises of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

The arrested accused is being produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi.


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