Sleuths of CBI on Wednesday caught the Deputy General Manager of ONGC, Sivasagar AK Singh red-handed while taking bribe of Rs 2 lakh from a contractor.
‘This is a fact’, CBI sources told Northeast Now confirming the incident. Sources told Northeast Now that the accused would be brought to Guwahati on Thursday morning. However they refused to divulge anything more on the ground that subsequent departmental process would take at least 6-7 hours.
Sources said the accused has asked for a bribe from a contractor for awarding him a contract worth crores of rupees. Following this demand the contractor had filed a complaint before the CBI office in Guwahati. Subsequently a team of CBI officials moved from Guwahati to Sivasagar and laid a trap for AK Singh after receiving complaint from the contractor and caught the official red-handed while taking bribe.