BSNL engineer held for taking Rs 2.3 lakh bribe

ST CORRESPONDENT
Wednesday, 29 May 2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a sub-divisional engineer of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Solapur, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.3 lakh from 
complainant.

Solapur/Pune: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a sub-divisional engineer of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), Solapur, for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.3 lakh from 
complainant.

According to the CBI, an FIR was registered against BD Shinde, sub-divisional engineer, National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN), for allegadly  demanding a bribe of Rs six lakh from the complainant to settle pending RAR bills relating to contract work of cable laying.  

The CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 2.3 lakh from complainant.  

Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of the accused, following which incriminating documents were recovered. He was produced before a special CBI court in Latur, which sent him to judicial custody. 

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