CBI Traps Western Coalfields Manager for Accepting Bribe

Published: 26th February 2014 08:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 26th February 2014 08:05 PM   |  A+A-


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) trapped a mines manager of Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL) here today, allegedly for accepting a bribe.   

The CBI registered a case against WCL Rajur-Bhandewada Colliery's Manager (Mines) R K Tripathi, under relevant sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, on the basis of a complaint by an employee working under him called Suresh Singh, who is a Sub Station Attender, a CBI press release said here today.          

The complaint alleged that Tripathi had demanded Rs 10,000 from the complainant for posting him to a surface (open cast) mine from an underground mine.          

A trap was laid against the accused Tripathi and he was caught red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant, yesterday at Bhandewada.            

The CBI also searched his residential and office premises, the release said.


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