Dhanbad: Sleuths of the CBI have arrested an employee of BCCL dealing with attendance of workers for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3000.
A case was registered under section 7 of PC(Amendment) Act, 2018 against Kishori Prasad Rout, posted in Sendra Bansjora Colliery, Sijua Area, BCCL, Dhanbad on a complaint. It was alleged that the accused had demanded an illegal gratification of Rs 3,000 from the complainant for allowing him to join duty after sick /lockdown.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 3,000 from the complainant. Incriminating documents pertaining to the motive of bribe have been recovered during searches at the premises of the accused.
The arrested accused will be produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dhanbad, a statement issued by the investigating agency said.