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Friday, September 24th, 2021

CBI arrests a chief general manager (finance) of NHPC and two private persons in a bribery case of Rs. five lakh

INVC NEWS
New Delhi,
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Chief General Manager (Finance), National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC), Faridabad (Haryana) and two private persons including bribe giver in an alleged bribery case of Rs. Five lakh.

A case was registered against Chief General Manager (Finance) in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC); Senior General Manager (Project) of a private company (Joint Venture); a private person; a private company (Joint Venture) based at Mumbai and unknown others. It was alleged that the said private company (Joint Venture) was working in Parbati Hydroelectric Project (Stage-II) of NHPC located near Kullu (Himachal Pradesh). It was further alleged that the said private company has two claims of Rs. 1.36 crore (approx) & Rs. 1.9 crore (approx) and some additional bill of Rs. 2 crore (approx) which were pending. The Senior General Manager (Project) of the private company (Joint Venture) requested the CGM (Finance), NHPC to expedite the process of payment of the same, for which the CGM allegedly demanded the bribe.

CBI laid a trap and the Chief General Manager (Finance) in National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) was caught while accepting bribe of Rs. 5,00,000/-. The Senior General Manager (bribe giver) and the carrier of the bribe were also caught.

Searches were conducted at Faridabad (Haryana), Kullu (Himachal Pradesh) and Delhi which led to recovery of incriminating documents including of property and financial dealings.

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

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