CBI arrests a Kendriya Vidyalaya Principal and a senior Railway officer for taking bribe
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested the Principal of Kendriya Vidyalaya-1, Air Force Station, Chakeri in Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000.
A case was registered against the Kendriya Vidyala Principal under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act on a complaint. The complainant alleged that the accused Principal had demanded illegal gratification of Rs. 100,000/- for awarding canteen tender and clearing his pending bills. CBI laid a trap and caught him while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000 from the complainant as part payment. Searches are being conducted at the residential and office premises of the accused.
The arrested accused will be produced before the Competent Court at Lucknow.
In another case, CBI has arrested a Senior Divisional Material Manager, South East Central Railway, Nagpur (Maharashtra) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000.
A case was registered under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Senior Divisional Material Manager, South East Central Railway, Nagpur for demanding a bribe of Rs. 1,07,000/- from a Railway Supplier. CBI caught the accused red handed while demanding and accepting part payment of Rs. 20,000 as bribe in his office from the complainant. Searches at the office and residence of accused at Nagpur were conducted.