The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Manager (House Keeping), Food Corporation of India, Raipur (Chhatisgarh) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/-.
Based on a complaint lodged by a Raipur-based Transport Contractor, a case was registered against Manager (House Keeping), Food Corporation of India, Raipur (CG) U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. It was alleged in the complaint that the accused demanded an illegal gratification of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant for settling his pending bills pertaining to paddy handling / Railhead handling.
CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant. The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Raipur and was remanded to Police Custody till 21.1.2011.