Haryana

CBI ARRESTS AN ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, EPFO AND A PRIVATE PERSON IN A BRIBERY CASE OF RS.ONE LAKH

November 24, 2021 09:02 PM

Jagadhari(Haryana) (Face2News)

The Central Bureau of Investigation  (CBI) on Tuesday arrested an Enforcement Officer, Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation(EPFO), Jagadhari(Haryana) Anil Kumar, Enforcement Officer, EPFO, Jagadhari(Haryana) and Ashok Gupta a private person in an alleged bribery case of Rs.One Lakh. 

A case was registered on a complaint against the accused. It was alleged that even though complainant had deposited all dues for the period November, 2018 to July, 2019 relating to provident fund in respect of the employees of his firm.

It was further alleged that the EPFO, Jagadhari opened an enquiry under Civil Procedure Code, 1908 against the complainant’s firm. It was also alleged that during the said enquiry, the Enforcement Officer, EPFO informed the complainant to contact a private person for getting clearance in the said enquiry. Accordingly, the complainant met the said private person who allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs.One Lakh on behalf of Enforcement Officer in lieu of settling the enquiry. 

CBI laid a trap and caught the private person while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.One Lakh from complainant at the behest of Enforcement Officer, EPFO. The Enforcement Officer was also caught. Searches are being conducted at the premises of accused in Jagadhari(Haryana).  

 
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