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Friday, September 24th, 2021

CBI arrests an accounts officer of bsnl in bribery case

INVC NEWS
New Delhi,
The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an Accounts Officer, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Gandhinagar, Itarsi, Distt. – Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) on the allegations of bribery.

A case was registered against the said Accounts Officer, BSNL, Gandhinagar, Itarsi, Distt. – Hoshangabad (Madhya Pradesh) on a complaint.  It was alleged that the Accounts Officer, BSNL had demanded a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant for processing & forwarding his pending bills of Rs.5.50 lakh (approx) for payments in lieu of vehicles provided to the BSNL Office at Itarsi by the complainant. It was further alleged that after negotiation, the accused settled for the bribe of Rs.20,000/- and instructed the complainant to transfer an amount of Rs. 20,000/- in the bank account of a private person (who was earlier working as casual labour in BSNL Office, Itarsi) with Canara Bank, Itarsi. The amount of Rs. 20,000/- was allegedly transferred to the said bank account today by the complainant and the same was intimated to the accused. During the trap proceedings and further investigation, the accused was arrested.

            Searches are being conducted at the premises of accused in Itarsi and Sironj (Distt. Vidisha)

            The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Competent Court at Bhopal.

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