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CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL ENGINEER (TECHNOLOGY) AND DIRECTOR (TECHNOLOGY) OF TELECOMMUNICATION DEPTT IN BRIBERY

September 21, 2022 07:16 PM

Face2News / Pune (Maharashtra)

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Divisional Engineer Telecom (Technology) and a Director (Technology), both working in the office of Advisor, MH LSA (Maharashtra Licensed Service Area), Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications, Pune in bribery of Rs. One lakh. 

A case was registered against an Assistant Divisional Engineer Telecom (Technology), working in the office of Advisor, MH LSA, Pune (Department of Telecom, Ministry of Communications) on a complaint. It was alleged that the Assistant Divisional Engineer Telecom (an ITS Officer) demanded undue advantage of Rs.3,00,000/- from the Complainant for not sending inspection queries report and to avoid the adverse action of DOT for the queries found during the inspection of Complainant’s company. Later, the amount was settled at Rs. Two lakh and the first installment of Rs. One lakh was to be delivered. 

Searches were conducted at the residential & office premises of both the accused at Pune which led to recovery of incriminating documents. A cash of Rs. 5.67 lakh was recovered from the residence of Assistant Divisional Engineer Telecom.Both the arrested accused were produced in the Court of Special Judge for CBI cases, Shivajinagar, Pune(Maharashtra) and were remanded to CBI custody till 22.09.2022.

CBI laid a trap. The Assistant Divisional Engineer accepted the bribe of Rs.1,00,000/- from the Complainant and called the Director (Technology-II) for sharing the bribe amount with him. Both the accused were intercepted and caught by the CBI. 

Searches were conducted at the residential & office premises of both the accused at Pune which led to recovery of incriminating documents. A cash of Rs. 5.67 lakh was recovered from the residence of Assistant Divisional Engineer Telecom.

Both the arrested accused were produced in the Court of Special Judge for CBI cases, Shivajinagar, Pune(Maharashtra) and were remanded to CBI custody till 22.09.2022.

 
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