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CBI ARRESTS DIRECTOR MARKETING GAIL, RECOVERS Rs 1.29 CRORE DURING SEARCHES

January 17, 2022 09:27 PM

SIX DAYS POLICE CUSTODY TO 3 ACCUSED AND ONE DAY POLICE CUSTODY TO OTHER 3 ACCUSED IN BRIBERY CASE 

Chandigarh (Face2News)

CBI has arrested Director (Marketing), Gas Authority of India (GAIL), New Delhi apart from five others including Director of Private Company, private persons, middleman etc, (arrested earlier), in the bribery case. 

Searches were conducted at the premises of accused in Delhi, Noida Gurugram, Panchkula & Karnal. During searches, cash of Rs. 1.29 Crore , Gold Jewellery & other valuables from the premises of said public servant and cash of Rs.84 Lakh(approx) from the premises of other accused were recovered. This makes total cash recovery of Rs 2.13 crore, during searches. 

The accused were today produced before the Competent Court at Delhi and the Court remanded 03 accused to six days police custody and remaining 03 to one day police custody in a bribery case 

CBI had registered a case on 14.01.2022 against 08 accused including Director (Marketing) GAIL, Private persons, private companies & unknown public servants/private persons on the allegations/ information that the Director (Marketing), Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL), Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi (a Central PSU), was allegedly indulging into corrupt & illegal activities in conspiracy with other accused who were acting as his middleman, by obtaining bribe from the private companies buying petro chemical products marketed by the GAIL. 

CBI had registered a case on 14.01.2022 against 08 accused including Director (Marketing) GAIL, Private persons, private companies & unknown public servants/private persons on the allegations/ information that the Director (Marketing), Gas Authority of India Ltd. (GAIL), Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi (a Central PSU), was allegedly indulging into corrupt & illegal activities in conspiracy with other accused who were acting as his middleman, by obtaining bribe from the private companies buying petro chemical products marketed by the GAIL. 

It was further alleged that at the direction of Representative of Private Company, a private person had requested the Public Servant of GAIL for allowing some discount to the buyers on petro chemical products being marketed by GAIL in lieu of illegal gratification. It was also alleged that other private person based at Gurgaon has also collected Rs. 40 lakh from the other accused earlier in this matter. 

CBI laid a trap and apprehended a private person and a Director of a Private Company based at Delhi when the alleged bribe of Rs. 10 lakh was received by the private person from the said Director of Private Company allegedly on behalf of, Director (Marketing) GAIL.

 
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