CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT MANAGER OF WESTERN COALFIELDS LIMITED IN A BRIBERY CASE
New Delhi, 26.10.2016
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Manager, Murpar, Western Coalfields Limited, District Chandrapur (Maharashtra) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000/- from the complainant.
A case was registered against Assistant Manager, Murpar, Western Coalfields Limited, District Chandrapur U/s 7 of PC Act 1988 on the allegations of demanding an illegal gratification of Rs.22,500/- from the complainant (WCL employee) for allotment of duty to him on holidays for which the complainant would get extra remuneration from the WCL. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting part payment of Rs.5000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residence of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents & cash of Rs.1.70 lakh (approx).
Searches were conducted yesterday(20.10.2016) at certain premises of said middleman and others in Delhi which led to recovery of incriminating documents.
The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge, Chandrapur and remanded to police custody till 26.10.2016.