EPIL MD, 2 directors arrested in graft case

EPIL MD, 2 directors arrested in graft case

The CBI on Monday arrested the chairman-cum-managing director of public sector enterprise Engineering Projects India Limited (EPIL), its two executive directors and four others in a case of alleged bribery of Rs 10 lakh.

In a late evening development, EPIL MD S P S Bakshi was arrested by the CBI team along with Harcharan Pal, executive director, EPIL, Delhi Region, executive director, Mumbai Region, Kapil Tara and four others.

“It is alleged that the officials demanded a bribe from the private firm (builder from Raipur) for favouring the company in the award of the contract for the construction of the Mega Urban Educational Complex at Pallur Hills, Kainisi in Ganjam district Odisha,” CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said.

A case of criminal conspiracy and corruption have been registered against the accused.

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