THE Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested senior manager, Punjab National Bank (PNB), Sangli branch (Maharashtra) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.10, 000 from the complainant.
According to press note issued by CBI the accused identified as Satish S Vadhavan.
A case was registered on a complaint alleging that the accused was demanding bribe of Rs.15, 000 from the complainant to release the demand draft of Rs.1.5 lakh being the amount of loan sanctioned by the bank to him under Suvarna Jayanti Rojgar Yojna. After negotiation, the bank manager agreed to accept Rs.10, 000 as bribe.
The CBI officials laid a trap and the accused was arrested while demanding and accepting the bribe from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residence of accused at Sangli and Pune.
The arrested accused was produced on Tuesday in the special court at Sangli and was remanded to police custody up to April 30.