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ONGC suspends officer arrested on corruption charge

Press Trust of India  |  Sibsagar (Assam) 

The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has suspended a rank after he was arrested on corruption charge, a company statement said today.

The officer, AK Singh, (Drilling) A K Singh was posted at the ONGC asset and he was arrested by the CBI at Sivasagar in upper yesterday on corruption charge.

The company statement said the ONGC would extend all support to the CBI in carrying out its investigation.

The ONGC was caught red-handed when he was accepting a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from a person who had complained to the central investigating agency earlier that the DGM was demanding a bribe of Rs 12 lakh for passing his pending bills, a CBI press release said here yesterday.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 23:35 IST