The CBI has arrested a Principal General Manager and an SDE, both working in Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Bhopal in bribery of Rs 15,000.
A case was registered on complaint against an SDE & a Principal General Manager, both working in BSNL, Bhopal on the allegations of demanding undue advantage from Complainant. It was alleged that a chargesheet for departmental disciplinary action was issued to the Complainant by PGM and the further proceedings in the matter were pending.
It was further alleged that the SDE demanded undue advantage of Rs 40,000 from Complainant and informed him that the PGM of BSNL had demanded the said bribe for amicable settlement of pending chargesheet in his favour. It was also alleged that said SDE told the Complainant that in case, he would not pay the demanded bribe, then PGM would take strict action against him.
The SDE also allegedly informed the Complainant that the PGM had asked to initially pay an amount of Rs 15,000 out of total bribe of Rs 40,000 and rest of the amount can be given subsequently.
CBI laid a trap and caught the Principal General Manager while accepting bribe of Rs 15000 from Complainant.