Saturday, 26 March 2016

CBI ARRESTS A GENERAL MANAGER OF BSNL AND A PRIVATE PERSON IN AN ALLEGED BRIBERY OF RS. TWO LAKH

Press Release
New Delhi , 25.03.2016

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a General Manager, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) and a private person in an alleged bribery of Rs.Two Lakh.
A case was registered u/s 7, 12 of PC Act and 120 B of IPC against a General Manager of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited(BSNL) Ratnagiri & Sindhudurg (Maharashtra) and one private person. It was alleged that the GM ,BSNL was demanding 3% cut in the bills relating to contractors and the private person was ensuring the deposit of bribe money
into a third party account. The GM allegedly demanded Rs. Two lakh and the private person subsequently accepted the said bribe in the account of third party from the complainant. The GM and private person have been arrested from Ratnagiri and Goa respectively.

Searches were conducted at the premises of accused persons in Ratnagiri, Sangli (both in Maharashtra) and Goa which revealed immovable & movable property documents, locker key, several ATM cards and gold, etc.

Both the arrested accused are being produced today before the Competent Court at Ratnagiri. Further investigation is continuing.