CBI Arrests NHAI General Manager in Rs 10-lakh Bribery Case

The CBI has arrested NHAI general manager Purushottam Lal Choudhary and six others in a Rs 10-lakh bribery case. They were arrested for taking bribes to issue no objection certificates and finalize bills related to the Jhansi-Khajuraho Project.

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 10-06-2024 00:21 IST | Created: 10-06-2024 00:21 IST
CBI Arrests NHAI General Manager in Rs 10-lakh Bribery Case
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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has apprehended Purushottam Lal Choudhary, a general manager at NHAI based in Chattarpur, Madhya Pradesh, in connection with a Rs 10-lakh bribery scandal, officials confirmed on Sunday.

Six additional suspects, including NHAI consultant Sharad Verma, resident engineer Prem Kumar Sinha, and four employees of PNC Infratech—namely Satyanarayana Anguluri, Brijesh Mishra, Anil Jain, and Shubham Jain—were taken into custody on Saturday evening, according to authorities.

The accused were allegedly accepting bribes for the final handover, the issuance of a no-objection certificate, and the processing of the final bill for the Jhansi-Khajuraho Project awarded to PNC Infratech by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI).

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