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CBI arrests Army Colonel and three others in bribery case

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

The (CBI) on Sunday arrested an Army Colonel of Planning & Engineering Branch of Eastern Command, and three others including the Managing Director and Director of a Pune-based private company for allegedly taking bribe.

The investigative agency registered a case against the accused on Saturday under Section 120 B of the Penal Code (IPC) and Section 7, 12 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988.

As per reports, the Colonel had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 1.80 lakh from Managing Director of the aforesaid company in connection with the supply of Power Pack Rock Splitters, which are used by various field formations of the Army.

The Colonel has accepted the first installment of Rs 50,000 in February and was arrested when he demanded for the second installment.

The tracked the Director of private company who came from to deliver the bribe to Colonel and nabbed all of them after the exchange of money was over.

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 21:16 IST