CBI caught ONGC officer red-handed while taking bribe
By Our Correspondent, 16/05/2018, Guwahati

The sleuths of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) had arrested an Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) Officer in connection with a graft case in Assam’s Sivasagar district on Wednesday.The CBI sleuths caught the ONGC officer red-handed while he taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh from a contractor to award a contract.

The ONGC officer had allegedly taken Rs 2 lakh as a bribe from the same contractor earlier.According to the reports, the arrested officer identified as Arabinda Kumar Singh, Deputy General Manager (DGM) of ONGC had demanded a bribe of Rs 12 lakh from the contractor named Rsfikul Hazarika to award a Rs 3 crore contract under ONGC.

The contractor had informed the CBI office in Guwahati and lodged a complaint against the ONGC officer. On Wednesday, a CBI team caught the ONGC officer red-handed from Sivasagar while he taking Rs 10 lakh from the contractor as a bribe.Meanwhile, CBI had registered a case against the ONGC officer.