CBI arrests three officials of pwd (j&k) including superintending engineer in a bribery case of rs.1.5 lakh
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Superintending Engineer; a Technical Officer and a Junior Engineer, all of PWD (R&B), Circle Udhampur-Reasi, Udhampur (J&K) on the allegations of demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 1.5 lakh from the complainant.
A case was registered on complaint against the accused on the allegations of demanding for bribe. It was alleged that complainant’s firm was awarded tender for construction of Medical Sub-Centre in District Reasi during 2017-18 and complainant executed some part of project. It was further alleged that Superintending Engineer, PWD (R&B), Circle Udhampur – Reasi demanded bribe of Rs. 3 lakh from the complainant for processing the file related to technical sanction of the said project.
CBI laid a trap and caught the Junior Engineer while demanding & accepting part bribe of Rs. 1.5 lakh from the complainant allegedly on behalf of Superintending Engineer, on the instructions of Technical Officer. Later, the Superintending Engineer, PWD (R&B) and Technical Officer were also caught. Searches were conducted at the office & residential premises of the accused at Jammu, Udhampur and Srinagar.
All the arrested accused are being produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jammu.