CBI ARRESTS A MEDICAL OFFICER IN A BRIBERY CASE


Press Release
New Delhi, 12.04.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested In-charge CMS, Central Hospital, Brajaraj Nagar, Jharsuguda (Odisha) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 8000/- from the complainant for issuing him medical fitness certificate.

A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against the accused on a complaint alleging therein that after death of complainant’s father in July 2016 (who was working as a Fitter in Lakhanpur OCP of MCL), complainant applied for his employment to MCL on compassionate ground. Application was processed and his medical fitness check-ups were conducted at MCL Central Hospital situated at IB Valley Area, Brajaraj Nagar, Jharsuguda. The accused demanded bribe of Rs. 10,000/- from the complainant which was later on lowered down to Rs. 8000/- for issuing favourable medical fitness certificate. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding & accepting the bribe of Rs. 8000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residence / office premises of the accused.

The arrested accused is being produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Bhubaneswar.


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