Bhopal, November 4: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested AGE (Contract), AGE (E/M) and a Junior Administrative Assistant working in the office of Garrison Engineer (MES), Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) in an alleged bribery of Rs. 1,10,000/-.
A case was registered on complaint against an Assistant Garrison Engineer (Contract), an Assistant Garrison Engineer (E/M), both working in the office of Garrison Engineer, MES, Bairagarh, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh).
The Complainant in his complaint with CBI, had alleged that despite his tender work being in order, the GE has raised a recovery of Rs. 7.93 lakh on his firm.
When the Complainant approached the GE regarding said recovery, he was directed to discuss the matter with AGE (Contract) & AGE (E/M). The AGE demanded undue advantage of around Rs. 1,15,000/- (3% approx of the tender value).
The Complainant was further directed that in case of non-payment of undue advantage/bribe, recovery would be made from him. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 1,10,000/- from the Complainant.
Searches were conducted at the office & residential premises of the said accused as well as GE, situated at Bhopal which led to recovery of incriminating documents.
Apart from others, cash amount of Rs. 5,47,100/- (approx) was recovered from the premises of AGE (Contract). Further, searches at the premises of one accused at Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) are continuing. All the arrested accused are being produced today before the Special Judge for CBI Cases at Bhopal.