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Army Colonel and three others arrested for bribery

ANI  |  Pune (Maharashtra) [India] 

An colonel and three others have been arrested by the (CBI) for being involved in a case of bribery of Rs.50, 000.

A case has been filed against the colonel and three others under sections of the and the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. The arrested persons will be produced before a competent

It is being alleged that the colonel had demanded a bribe of Rs.1.80 lakh from the managing director, director and a representative of a private company for the supply of power pack rock splitters, which are used by various field formations of the army.

The colonel was alleged to have already demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs.50,000 in February, and was in the process of receiving a second installment of the same amount when he was caught red handed.

The bribe was being delivered by the director of the company.

The also confirmed that it has carried out a search of four premises in and two premises in

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First Published: Mon, June 19 2017. 10:57 IST