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CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR SECTION ENGINEER OF NORTHERN RAILWAY FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 25,000/-

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New Delhi, The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested a Senior Section Engineer, Track Depot, Northern Railway, Ambala Cantt (Haryana) for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant. A case was registered under section 7 of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint. The complainant, a Railway Contractor (Private Person) has alleged that he got a contract for transportation of P.Way Material with Railway Department since 2013 and final bill of the said contract was yet to be prepared in respect of the work done. The security money, PG and Earnest Money was also pending with the Senior Section Engineer(SSE), Track Depot, Northern Railway, Ambala Cantt. He visited the office of SSE and requested him for preparation of final bill & also to release security money. It was further alleged that the SSE demanded a bribe of Rs.70,000/- from the complainant for settling his dues. On the request of the complainant, the bribe amount was reduced to Rs.60,000/- and the accused agreed to accept Rs.25,000/- as first instalment of bribe. CBI laid a trap at the premises of Railway Station, Chandigarh and caught the Senior Section Engineer red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant. Searches are being conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused. The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow in the Competent Court at Panchkula (Haryana)

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