New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limited posted at Murpar in Chandrapur district of Maharashtra for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 5000 from a complainant.
A case was registered against the Assistant Manager of Western Coalfields Limitedunder Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988 on the charge of demanding illegal gratification of Rs. 22500 from a WCL employee for allotment of duty to on holidays for which the complainant would have got extra remuneration from the WCL.
CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting part payment of Rs. 5000 from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residence of the accused which led to the recovery of incriminating documents and Rs. 170000 in cash.
Searches were also conducted in the same matter at certain premises of middleman and others in Delhi which led to recovery of incriminating documents.
The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge, Chandrapur.