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CBI nabs ONGC official in Assam for accepting bribe

IANS  |  Guwahati 

A of major was arrested by the of investigation (CBI) on Wednesday for accepting a bribe of Rs two lakh from an individual for clearing his bill.

A statement issued by the here said that the accused A.K Singh, (D), ONGC, Assam Asset, in Sivasagar, was arrested based on a statement by a complainant who accused Singh of demanding a bribe of Rs 2 lakh for passing his pending bills.

"The accused was caught red handed while he was demanding and accepting an illegal gratification of Rs 2 lakhs from the complainant," the said. The accused will be produced before a Special Judge in Guwahati on Thursday.

The Central investigating agency said that searches were being conducted at the residential and official address of Singh.

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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 18:14 IST
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