The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a branch manager of New Indian Assurance Company Ltd., Sivasagar (Assam) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant.
A case was registered against the accused on allegations of demanding a bribe of Rs. 16,900 from the complainant for releasing the insurance claims settlement amount. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed at his office while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the office and residential premises of accused at Jorhat (Assam) which led to recovery of certain incriminating documents.
The accused was produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Guwahati and remanded to Judicial Custody.