CBI arrests a sub divisional engineer of BSNL for accepting bribe of Rs. 2.30 lakh
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Sub Divisional Engineer of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd. (BSNL), Solapur (Maharashtra) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 2.30 lakh from the complainant.
A case was registered u/s 7 of the PC Act, 1988 (as amended in 2018) against the accused on the allegations of demanding a bribe of Rs. 6 lakh from the complainant for settling the pending RAR bills of the complainant relating to contract work of cable laying. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 2.30 lakh from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of the accused at various places which led to recovery of incriminating documents.
The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge, PC Act Cases, Latur (Maharashtra). Presently, the accused is in Judicial Custody till 07.06.2019.