Northeastern Frontier Railway Official Caught Taking Bribe Of Rs. 1 Crore

A Northeastern Frontier Railway Official was caught taking bribe of Rs. 1 crore. This official was arrested by the CBI on January 18, 2021.

Tanvi Dhote

January 19, 2021

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A senior railway official was caught taking a huge bribe. The amount of this bribe was a whopping Rs. 1 crore. This senior railway official was caught red-handed in Dehradun. The news of this bribe incident is making headlines everywhere. Moreover, this is also making people question the amount of corruption that goes on in government bodies. Find out more details about this story.

Corruption is a major cause of concern for the service and government sector and every other entity. The act of corruption and bribery compromises the transparency in a company. Moreover, it also encourages people to take part in other illegal activities and can land the entire organization in legal trouble. The government and private companies have taken up many major steps to stop corruption or at least instill fear about it amongst their employees. But it does not seem to slow the illegal activity as people are finding new ways to offer and accept bribes.

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According to the latest report, a government official has been caught accepting a bribe in Dehradhun. This government official was caught taking a bribe of worth Rs. 1 crore. The Central Bureau of Investigation has caught a senior railway official for accepting this bribe. The CBI has also collected the bribe amount as evidence in this case. The government agency raided nearly 20 offices in Delhi, Dehradhun, Uttarakhand, and Assam.

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This senior railway officer was arrested on Sunday, January 18, 2021. Apart from the senior railway officer two other government employees have also been arrested in this raid. Reportedly, this senior railway employee named Mahendra Singh Chauhan had been helping a private organization secretly. Mahendra Singh Chauhan gave several private contracts to this private company. Mahendra Singh Chauhan, a senior employee from Northeastern Frontier Railway was arrested at his Dehradhun home while accepting this bribe and investigation has begun in this case.

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