Railway Official Arrested by CBI on Graft Charges

Published: 01st October 2014 08:18 PM  |   Last Updated: 01st October 2014 08:18 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: CBI has arrested an Assistant Divisional Finance Manager, Northeast Frontier Railway, and his peon in a bribery case for allegedly withholding pending bills of Rs 16 lakhs of a contractor as bribe was not being paid.   

CBI had received a complaint alleging that the accused manager was withholding of his pending bills for Rs 16 lakhs for the work of "preparation of meals at NGC running room" for the period from September 2012 to May 2013 due to non-payment of bribe money of 0.5 per cent as commission.       

"The accused officer directed the peon who was on his orderly duty to receive the bribe amount of Rs 5,000 from the complainant.         

"CBI laid a trap and the peon was caught red handed while accepting the bribe amount of Rs 5000 from the complainant on behalf of the accused. The Assistant Divisional Finance Manager was also arrested," CBI spokesperson said here today.  

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp