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CBI arrests two engineer for accepting bribe of ₹20,000, in Jammu

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday arrested an assistant garrison engineer and a junior engineer, working in the office of garrison engineer, Military Engineer Services (MES), Satwari, for demanding and accepting bribe of ₹20,000. The accused are assistant garrison engineer Mohammad Imran Ullah and junior engineer Mahesh Chandra Gangwar.

“A case was registered on a complaint against the accused. It was alleged that complainant’s firm was awarded tender for special repair of building at Jammu cantonment, under GE Satwari, Jammu. It was further alleged that the accused officials demanded bribe of ₹25,000 from the complainant for processing his pending bills,” said a CBI spokesperson.

It was also alleged that bribe of ₹20,000 ( ₹10,000 to each) was to be paid immediately and remaining amount later.

“Accordingly, CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting the bribe from the complainant,” he added.

Searches were also conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused at Jammu, Bareilly and Prayagraj. “Both the arrested accused were later produced in the court of special judge, CBI cases, Jammu,” he said.



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