CBI Arrests Power Grid Corporation’s Executive Director, 5 Tata Power Officials In Bribery Case

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested BS Jha, the Executive Director of Power Grid Corporation of India and five senior Tata Power Projects officials, including Executive VP Deshraj Pathak and Assistant VP RN Singh, on bribery charges.

Investigation is underway in New Delhi, Gurugram, Noida and Ghaziabad. According to reports, 93 lakh rupees have been recovered from the premises of BS Jha during searches, who is currently posted in Itanagar.

It is alleged that Jha was extending favours to Tata Projects in various projects in return of illicit payment.The agency teams swooped down at the location where the alleged illicit payments were to be made on Wednesday and arrested the accused, they said.

The six arrested accused will be produced before Panchkula court on Thursday.

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