Kapurthala (Punjab) [India], June 30 (ANI): Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested an executive engineer of Rail Coach Factory from Punjab for accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000. Also Read - Samalkha MLA's Sons Booked For Fraud in Gurugram For Fraud Under PMAY-U Scheme
CBI laid a trap and caught the officer while demanding and accepting the said amount. Also Read - Master Box Office Day 3: Thalapathy Vijay Starrer Collects Rs 100 Crore Already - a Flying Winner!
The complainant alleged that a private firm was given the job of caring and maintenance of Horticulture work and supply of plants for the nursery of the Rail Coach Factory in Kapurthala. Also Read - Dhamaka: Kartik Aaryan Starrer To Premiere on Netflix? Here's What We Know So Far!
It was further alleged that the bills amounting to Rs. 8 lakh (approx) in respect of the said works were pending with the executive engineer.
The complainant met the engineer in connection with pending bills, the engineer then demanded the bribe for clearing bills.
Searches were conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused at Kapurthala and Ludhiana which led to the recovery of some incriminating documents.
CBI registered a case under section 7 of The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the official.
The arrested was produced today before the Competent Court at Mohali, Punjab. (ANI)
This is published unedited from the ANI feed.