News : ioktimes : The CBI has booked 5 army personnel, together with a colonel, for allegedly receiving bribes valued at Rs 18 lakh from a provider of rations for troops posted in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, officers said on Wednesday.
This is the 2nd case within the up to date earlier when the crime Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered an FIR in opposition to army officers for corruption in supplies.
In the brand new case, the CBI has registered an FIR towards Colonel Raman Dahda, Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Kumar, Subedar Devender Kumar, Havildar Abhay Singh, Subedar Sahuran Sahu and provider k k Yangfo for criminal conspiracy.
Dahda was the then Commanding Officer of the 556 navy supply Corps and Mahendra Kumar a platoon commander.
They have been also booked beneath provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
It is alleged that the officers got Rs 18 lakh in money from civilian contractors in regard to procurement of recent and dry rations for troops deployed in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh.
The action was taken on the foundation of a complaint from the Army.
It’s alleged that Dahda misused his reputable position and bought Rs 4.15 lakh from provider Yangfo by way of two transactions within the account Dahda’s father.
In step with the complaint, Mahender Kumar, who was once responsible for high-quality check, misused his respectable role and took Rs 1 lakh as bribe.
Subedar Devender Kumar allegedly took a bribe of Rs 2.04 lakh, Havildar Abhay Kumar ₹98,000 and Subedar Sahuran Saho Rs 7.65 lakh in three transactions from Yangfo.
Yangfo, a civilian contractor in Arunachal Pradesh’s Tawang, furnished ration for the navy between 2015 and 2017.
The CBI implemented a preliminary inquiry which published that undue skills used to be paid to an entire chain of officers and unit representatives worried in checking of pleasant and quantity of items being supplied by using Yangfo.
Following the inquiry the agency has registered an FIR in opposition to the suspects.
The agency had registered a equivalent FIR in opposition to Lt Col Amit Sharma and Lt Col Sutikshan Rana, officers of the military service Corps, who allegedly take bribes worth Rs 82 lakh between 2012 and 2016 from a provider of ration in Nagaland.