Delhi Metro | CBI arrests senior DMRC official in corruption case

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New Delhi: A senior Delhi Metro Rail Corporation official has been arrested by the CBI for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10,000 from a complainant for issuance of allotment letters for two shops at Badarpur metro station here.

The accused, identified as Praveen Kumar, is posted as Manager, Property Business-I, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Metro Bhawan, in the national capital, a CBI spokesperson said today.

Kumar had allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 20,000 from the complainant for releasing the allotment letters, he said.

“CBI laid a trap and caught the manager red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 10,000 from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residential premise of the accused,” the spokesperson said in a press release.

Source: PTI

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