Jal Nigam official held taking bribe

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Ghaziabad, Apr 8 (PTI) An executive engineer of the Jal Nigam here was caught taking a bribe of Rs 13 lakh, a Vigilance official said on Thursday.

A complaint against Vikram Singh was lodged by contractor Satish Kumar, who had taken a contract of desilting the pipeline that supplies water from Murad Nagar to Delhi.

According to Vigilance Inspector Ashok Shishodia, the official was demanding a commission of Rs 21 lakh from the contractor after he was assigned a Rs 3.6 crore contract for the desilting work.

Contractor Satish Kumar, a native of Meerut, had made a complaint in this regard to the SP (Vigilance), Meerut zone.

A team was deployed to lay a trap to arrest Vikram Singh. PTI CORR RDK RDK