CBI ARRESTS TWO RAILWAY OFFICIALS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 27.08.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Office Superintendent, working in the office of Senior DPO, South Western Railway, Mysore Division for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant’s relative.

A case was registered u/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) on a complaint against the said Office Superintendent on the allegations of demanding an illegal gratification of Rs.1,00,000/- from the complainant for his job on compassionate appointment in Railways. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught while accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- as first instalment from the relative of the complainant. Searches are being conducted today at the residential & official premises of the accused at Mysore.

In another case, CBI has arrested a Clerk working in the Office of Senior Divisional Security Commissioner, RPF, CST, Mumbai for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.17,000/- from the complainant.

CBI registered a case u/s.7 of P.C. Act, 1988 ( as amended in 2018) on a complaint against the said Clerk on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs.17,000/- for processing the pension papers of the complainant and release his retirement benefits. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while accepting bribe of Rs.17,000/- from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the premises of accused.

Both the arrested accused will be produced before the Competent Court.

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