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CBI arrests a JE, MES for accepting Rs.32,000 Bribe

CBI arrests a JE, MES for accepting Rs.32,000 Bribe

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 New Delhi Feb 8,2021:   The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Junior Engineer, Military Engineer Services, Visakhapatnam, while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.32.000/- from the complainant.

            A case was registered against the JE, MES(ND), Visakhapatnam on the allegations that the complainant  was awarded contract with certain works worth Rs.20,92,470/- (approx) and he completed the said works.  It was further alleged that the complainant received Rs.6 Lakh against first bill and submitted remaining bills to the office of AGE, B/R-II, MES, Visakhapatnam.  The complainant met the Junior Engineer to enquire about pending bills, under whose supervision, the complainant executed the work of Rs.4 Lakh. The JE allegedly demanded Rs.32,000/- for certifying the bills and asked the complainant to pay the amount at his office.  It was also alleged that the accused told the complainant that if he failed to pay the amount, his remaining bill amount would be stopped by sending adverse observations. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.32,000/- from the complainant.

            Searches were conducted at the office and residential premises of accused at Visakhapatnam and Kovilpatty(Tamil Nadu) which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

            The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court at Visakhapatnam and remanded to Judicial Custody for 14 days.

Name of the arrested accused:
Shri Sankar Narayana, JE, Military Engineering Services (ND) Visakhapatnam.

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