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CBI arrests bribe taking rail engineer

A railway engineer was on Friday arrested by CBI for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000 from a contractor for releasing his due payment.

An Assistant Divisional Engineer (ADEN) of the North Western Railway (NWR)posted at Suratgarh, was caught red-handed from his office while accepting the bribe of Rs 50,000 by the CBI, an official release said.

A railway contractor had complained that ADEN and a Senior Section Engineer (SSE), also posted at Suratgarh, were demanding bribe of Rs 50,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively for releasing the outstanding payment of civil work executed by him, it said.

"No role of the other officer has been substantiated till now. But since his name has been mentioned by the complainant, we are investigating the same," it said. 


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