General Manager (P) of the NHIDCL (National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Limited) – BD Jangade has been arrested by the Nagaland Police over corruption charges.
BD Jangade has been arrested by the Nagaland Police following a complaint being registered with Superintendent of Police of Mokukchung district.
A video of BD Jangade has gone viral in the social media that shows him being allegedly involved in “corrupt practices”.
In the video, Jangade purportedly says a ‘contractor’ that he never accepts “0.5% commission” and demands a “1% commission”.
#NHIDCL GM (P) BD JANGADE, MOKOKCHUNG, NAGALAND DEMANDING 1% FROM CONTRACTOR …. IN THE CONVERSATION HE IS SAYING HE NEVER ACCEPTS 0.5%. SO WE EXPECT STRICT ACTION AGAINST THIS CORRUPT OFFICER pic.twitter.com/BApnRoi7ad
— Yangshik Phom (@YangshikP) May 23, 2021
Besides, Deputy Commissioner of Mokukchung, Nagaland has reportedly ordered for initiating criminal proceedings against BD Jangade “under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988”.
Meanwhile, the NHIDCL has ordered for immediate repatriation of BD Jangade to his parent body – Border Roads Organisation.
“…the Competent Authority of NHIDCL has approved immediate repatriation of Sh Bhagwan Das Jangade, GO-002761K Executive Engineer (Civ), Border Roads Organisation, who has been serving as General Manager (P) in NHIDCL on deputation basis w.e.f 21.01.2019 (FN) with immediate effect,” an office order of the NHIDCL read.
“Sh BD Jangade…is accordingly, relieved of his duties in NHIDCL with the direction to report for duty to his parent Department viz. Border Roads Organisation,” the order further read.
“Prima Facie it appears that Sh BD Jangade may be involved in these suspicious activities (corruption),” the NHIDCL said in its order.