The Nagpur branch of the Central Bureau of Investigation arrested a WCL Manager for taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 in lieu of paying a gratuity to an employee in his own department. The accused identified as S. M. Dhande is the Manager of the Mahakali Underground Mine quarrying department of Chandrapur.
The complainant, a retired WCL employee, had applied to Dhande to sanction the gratuity amount. Dhande, however, demands a bribe of Rs 50,000 from the complainant for the gratuity amount.
The complainant immediately reported to CBI, Nagpur branch. As per the plan, the CBI team laid a trap at Dhande’s office on Thursday afternoon and caught him red-handed taking a bribe from the complainant.