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CBI recovers cash, properties worth crores from BSNL AGM arrested in bribery case

New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday claimed to have recovered cash and properties worth crores during its searches at the residential premises of a BSNL Additional General Manager arrested for alleged bribery.

Central Bureau of Investigation . News18

Central Bureau of Investigation . News18

In an operation late last evening, the agency had arrested Gupta Chandra Bidika, Additional General Manager, Microwave Project, Bhubaneswar.

He was caught red handed allegedly taking bribe of Rs one lakh for clearing bills worh Rs 10 lakh of a contractor. "Searches were conducted at the residence of the accused at Bhubaneswar and Rayagada District (Odisha) which led to recovery of cash for Rs 14.93 lakh, $603, three bank locker keys; documents related to properties, including flats, plots at Bhubaneswar and shares, debentures, policies etc," CBI spokesperson RK Gaur said.

The agency sources claimed they had recovered documents related to a three-bedroom duplex flats at localities of Dharam Vihar, Netaji Subhas Enclave, Dreams Villa in Bhubaneswar.

The documents related to plots in Bhubaneswar, Khurda and Puri have also been seized by the agency, they said.

Published Date: Apr 05, 2017 20:40 PM | Updated Date: Apr 05, 2017 20:40 PM

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