Army officer under CBI scanner for alleged graft
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Last Updated: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 19:31
  
Guwahati: CBI has registered a case against an Army Major for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 in exchange of official work.

The officer, Major Mohan Singh was working as Assistant Garrison Engineer, Military Engineer Services (MES), Umroi Cantonment (Assam) under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

"It was alleged in the complaint that the accused had demanded Rs 50,000 as bribe for clearing pending bills of the complainant and also for issuing fresh work order for maintenance works," a CBI spokesperson said in a statement on Thursday.

A trap was laid and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe Rs 25,000 as part payment of the amount demanded from the complainant.

"Further investigation is in progress," the statement said.

PTI


First Published: Thursday, March 15, 2012, 19:31


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