The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Divisional Engineer & an official, both working in Central Railway, Bhusawal Division, Bhusawal (Maharashtra) in a bribery case.
A case was registered against a Divisional Engineer & Clerk, Central Railway, Bhusawal Division, Bhusawal on a complaint alleging demand of Rs. 4,50,000/- for issuing Letter of Acceptance in respect of 02 tenders awarded to the complainant. It was further alleged that the complainant’s firm was short listed as L-1 in the month of July, 2021 in the tender process for repairing work of staff quarters & service building in Central Zone area at Bhusawal amounting to Rs. 1,34,88,320/- (approx.) and Up-gradation of Coach Care Centre for SS-1 maintenance of LHB Coaches of Coaching Complex, Bhusawal worth Rs. 1,13,35,744/- (approx.). It was also alleged that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs. 4,50,000/- for issuing Work Order/Letter of Acceptance. CBI laid a trap and caught both the accused while demanding & accepting part payment of bribe amount of Rs. 2,00,000/- and Rs. 40,000/- respectively from the complainant.
Searches are being conducted today at the premises of both the accused. A sum of Rs. 15 lakh (approx.) has so far been recovered from the premises of Divisional Engineer.
Both the arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Competent Court.