Thursday, 31 March 2016

CBI ARRESTS A SOCIAL SECURITY OFFICER OF ESIC AND THREE OTHERS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

New Delhi , 29.03.2016

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Social Security Officer of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Satara (Maharashtra) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the Complainant.

A case was registered against Social Security Officer, Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Satara (Maharashtra), U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint alleging that the Social Security Officer of ESIC posted at Satara (Maharashtra) demanded bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant for not imposing penalty of Rs.3 lakh on his firm under ESIC Rules in connection with employing more than 10 employees since the year 2010. After negotiation, the accused reduced the bribe to Rs.25,000/-.

CBI laid a trap and the Social Security Officer, ESIC was caught red handed along with a private person at Satara, while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the official & residential premises of both the arrested persons at Satara and Pune.

Both the arrested accused are being produced today before the Competent Court at Satara (Maharashtra).

In another case, CBI has arrested a Sports Teacher, Kendriya Vidyalaya-II, Chakeri, Kanpur Nagar and also a Technical Officer, Defence Material & Store and Development Establishment (DMSRDE), DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Kanpur in a bribery case of Rs.15,000/-

A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act against Sports Teacher (Contractual), Kendriya Vidyalaya-II, Chakeri, Kanpur Nagar (Uttar Pradesh) on a complaint. It was alleged that the complainant had applied for the post of Sports Coach/Yoga Teacher (Contractual) in the said school and the accused had demanded gratification of Rs.25,000/- for securing appointment on the post. CBI laid a trap and the Sports Teacher (Contractual) was caught while demanding & accepting an alleged bribe of Rs.15,000/-. A Technical Officer, Defence Materials & Store and Development Establishment (DMSRDE), DRDO, Ministry of Defence, Kanpur (Husband of Principal of Kendriya vidyalaya-II, Chakeri, Kanpur) was also arrested in the alleged bribery case.

Both the arrested accused were produced before the Competent Court at Lucknow and sent to Judicial Custody.

Further investigation is continuing.