• State electricity board officials caught taking bribe in Rajasthan

    Two senior officials of the Rajasthan electricity board were today arrested by Anti-Corruption Bureau while they were accepting bribes.

    Additional Chief Engineer Narendra Kalra and Executive Engineer Jitendra Singh of the Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam were caught taking bribes of Rs. 25,000 and Rs 20,000 respectively from representatives of a construction company.

    Acting on a complaint by the company manager Jitendra Singh, ACB laid a trap and sent Singh with the money to Kalra at his Jodhpur office while another employee of the company was sent to Dhankhad at his office in Jhunjhunu where they were caught.

    On the complaint of the project manager of the company, Jitendra Singh, we arrested Kalra and Dhankhad from their respective offices in Jodhpur and Jhunjhunu while accepting a bribe of Rs 25,000 and Rs 20,000 today , said SP (ACB) Ajay Pal Lamba.

    Following their arrests, their residences were also searched, informed Lamba.

    They will be produced in the court tomorrow, he added. Kevin Labanc Jersey

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