Cidco en­gi­neer held over bribery

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - Live - - THANE -

NAVI MUM­BAI: The anti cor­rup­tion bureau of Navi Mum­bai unit ar­rested an ex­ec­u­tive en­gi­neer of Cidco for al­legedly tak­ing Rs15,000 bribe on Fri­day.

Ac­cord­ing to the ACB of­fi­cials, Arun Aahir, 56, had de­manded the cash from a civil con­trac­tor for sanc­tion­ing his bill. He was ar­rested red-handed while tak­ing the money at the Cidco no­dal of­fice in Kharghar’s Sec­tor 4. “The con­trac­tor had taken the con­tract of clean­ing drains and paint­ing di­viders at the node. Af­ter fin­ish­ing his work, he sub­mit­ted a bill of Rs1.50 lakh at the Cidco of­fice. The ac­cused asked for the bribe to sanc­tion that bill,” said Vishal Jad­hav, ACB in­spec­tor.

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