CBI arrests a general manager of NHAI
INVC NEWS New Delhi, The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a General Manager(Technical), National Highways Authority of India Ltd (NHAI), Madurai; his relative (a private person) and an Assistant Manager of a Hyderabad based private firm & his employee(also a private person) in an alleged bribery of Rs.27 lakh. CBI has registered a case under Sec. 7 & Sec 8 of Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 and Section 120 B of IPC, against General Manager (Technical), National Highways Authority of India Limited (NHAI), Madurai (a resident of Hyderabad); an Assistant Manager of a Hyderabad based private firm & his employee (a private person); another private person and unknown others on allegations of bribery. It was also alleged that the General Manager (Technical), National Highways Authority of India Limited (NHAI) demanded a bribe of Rs.27 lakh at Hyderabad for clearing bills of the said private firm pertaining to ongoing work at NH 7 Madurai - Kanyakumari stretch of Tamil Nadu. It was further alleged that on the instructions of the public servant, the bribe amount of Rs.27 lakh was to be given by the employee of said private firm and to be delivered to the relative of the public servant at Kadapa on 21.04.2019. CBI trailed the accused and nabbed both while exchanging the bribe amount. After initial investigation, all four accused including the General Manager(Technical), NHAI and Assistant Manager of the said private firm were arrested. Searches were conducted at six places including the office and residential premises of the accused at Hyderabad, Kadapa and Madurai. The arrested accused will be produced today before the Special Judge for CBI cases, Hyderabad.