Two engineers arrested on graft charges: Jaipur


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today captured two military engineer services (MES) authorities from Bharatpur area on graft charges. Junior Engineer Raj Kumar was captured for professedly demanding a pay off of Rs 30,000 from a contractor to pass bills. The contractor had officially paid Rs 20,000 and Rs 10,000 was pending.

CBI confirmed the dissension and captured Kumar, a senior CBI official told leading agency. An assistant garrison engineer,Jaiveer Singh, posted at MES, Bharatpur, was likewise captured for asking Rs 69,000 as pay off from another contractor to pass works bills.

Both the engineers were grabbed while professedly taking the pay off at their workplaces yesterday evening and were captured today. The denounced have been reserved under the Prevention of Corruption Act and will delivered under the steady gaze of the court, the authority said.