CBI ARRESTS AN OFFICIAL OF BCCL IN A BRIBERY CASE


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 13.05.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an official of East Basuria Colliery, Kusunda Area, BCCL, Dhanbad for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000/- as first installment from the complainant.

A case was registered U/s 7 of P.C.Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) against a Clerk, East Basuria Colliery, Kusunda Area, BCCL, Dhanbad (Jharkhand) on a complaint. The complainant has alleged that the accused demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.25,000/- from him for processing claim such as PF, Pension, Gratuity etc. due after superannuation of complainant. Later on, the accused agreed to accept Rs.10,000/- as first installment of total bribe of Rs.25,000/-.CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the premises of the accused.

The arrested accused will be produced before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dhanbad.

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