The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday arrested a multi-tasking staff (MTS) of Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), Mathura sub-division, for demanding and accepting bribe of ₹40, 000 stated the CBI officers on Thursday.
The CBI officers performed searches on the workplace and residence of the arrested MTS, who is especially engaged in safeguarding of protected heritage websites.
The CBI officers stated the accused, recognized as Ravinder Singh, demanded bribe from an individual for permitting building of his home throughout the periphery of the protected website in Mathura.
He was caught crimson handed whereas he was accepting bribe of ₹40,000.
The anti-corruption wing of the CBI, Lucknow unit registered an everyday case on grievance in opposition to the accused working in Archaeological Survey of India, Mathura sub-division after which he was arrested, officers stated.
They stated the anti-corruption bureau (ACB) unit has registered the FIR beneath Part 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act for accepting gratification apart from lawful remuneration.
Officers stated the complainant had alleged that he had acquired a discover from Archaeological survey of India, Mathura sub-division to cease the development work in his home in any other case authorized motion could be taken in opposition to him. He additional alleged that when he visited ASI, Mathura workplace, the stated accused demanded a bribe of ₹ 50,000 from him to get the matter settled.
The CBI arrested the second central authorities worker in September this yr. Earlier, the CBI-ACB unit has arrested North Japanese Railway’s principal chief supplies’ officer in Gorakhpur KC Joshi on September 10 for allegedly demanding and accepting bribe of ₹3 lakh from the complainant Pranav Tripathi, the proprietor of M/S Sukti Associates. Joshi is an Indian Railway Retailer Providers (IRSS) officer of the 1988 batch and was posted at NER, Gorakhpur.