Monday, July 13th, 2020

CBI arrests a divisional engineer and a chief office superintendent, both of railways in separate cases of bribery

New Delhi,
            The Central Bureau of of Investigation has arrested a Divisional Engineer(Bridges) working in the Office of DRM, Guntakal (Andhra Pradesh) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.
            A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 against Divisional Engineer(Bridges) working in the office of DRM, Guntakal on the allegations of demanding illegal gratification of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant for issuing Caution Order and for not creating any trouble in future payments of the contract. CBI laid a trap and caught red handed the accused while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.
            The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI Cases, Hyderabad and remanded to 14 days Judicial Custody.
            In another case, CBI has arrested a Chief Office Superintendent of Western Railway, Works Accounts Section, Divisional Office, Pratapnagar, Vadodara (Gujarat) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant.
            The complainant (a Contractor) has alleged that the accused had demanded a bribe in lieu of payments of his bills pending in Vadodara Division of Western Railway. CBI registered a case and laid a trap. The accused was caught while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant. The office and residential premises of the accused were searched which led to recovery of cash amounting to Rs.2.50 lakhs (approx); documents relating to investment in two properties; LIC Policies; Shares and other incriminating documents.
            The accused was produced in the jurisdictional court and remanded to police custody upto 19.02.2015.



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