CBI books two former officials of Delhi Metro in graft case

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The CBI has booked two former senior officers of Delhi Metro for alleged graft in giving a contract for Fibre Optical Transmission Programs to a non-public firm.

CBI books two former officials of Delhi Metro in graft case

The company obtained sanction from the federal government in opposition to Rao and Pal earlier than continuing to register a case. (File picture)

The CBI has booked two former senior officers of Delhi Metro Govt Director Prashant Rao and Deputy Common Supervisor Madan Pal for alleged graft in giving contract for Fibre Optical Transmission Programs to a non-public firm, officers stated.

A non-public firm Tejas Community Ltd was awarded tender for set up of Fibre Optical Transmission Programs and Extensive Space Community System for part 3 of Delhi Metro, they stated.

The company acquired a supply info that Revenue Tax division had carried out a raid on the premises of Tejas Community Ltd wherein sure paperwork had been seized which indicated that bribe was paid to sure public servants of DMRC and different group in acquiring some contracts.

“The paperwork included WhatsApp chats and unfastened sheets indicating the p.c of cuts given to workers of DMRC for getting initiatives from them,” the CBI FIR alleged.

The CBI has alleged that division vigilance of DMRC had additionally carried out investigation into the allegations of irregularities in awarding the contract, officers stated.

The company obtained sanction from the federal government in opposition to Rao and Pal earlier than continuing to register a case in opposition to the officers and Tejas Community below IPC sections associated to prison conspiracy and dishonest and provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act, they stated.

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