April 22, 2015 1:01:13 am
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) laid a trap on a senior divisional engineer with the Western Railway in a graft case on Tuesday.
Acting on a complaint , the CBI caught S Meena, senior divisional engineer with the electric department of the Western Railways red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from the complainant on Tuesday evening. The money was allegedly a part of the bribe amount to be paid to the accused for awarding a contract relating to AMC for air-conditioners, the CBI said.
The agency also conducted searches at the residence and the office of the accused in Mumbai and will continue to do the same on Wednesday.
“The complainant approached the agency with the grievance that he was asked to pay bribe for getting his contract through. A trap was then laid and Meena was caught red handed while accepting the first instalment of the bribe money, “ said a senior officer from the agency.
A case has been registered under various sections of the IPC and certain sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
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