The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested a senior section engineer, Southern Railway for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000. The accused was produced before the Principal Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai and remanded to judicial custody.
According to CBI spokesperson a complaint was received against Sr. Section Engineer, working in the office of Dy. Chief Engineer (Construction), Southern Railway, Chennai alleging that the said Officer was demanding money for taking measurement of the Railway Contract Work carried out by the complainant and recording the same in the measurement book in order to raise the bill. Based on the complaint, a case was registered. On Tuesday CBI laid a trap and arrested the accused while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.15,000.
On Monday CBI had arrested a branch manager of State Bank of Hyderabad, Chopada Branch, Jalgaon for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the Complainant.