CBI registers case in Railway contract corruption

Jaipur (JP): CBI today carried out searches at the premises of four railway officials after registering a case of alleged corruption in award of tenders for upgrade of platforms in Rajasthan.

CBI sources said the premises which were searched were those of then Sr.Divisional Engineer (Coordination) Om Prakash, then Divisional Engineer (North) Baljit Singh, then Divisional Signal and Telecom Engineer V K Sharma, North Western Railway (NWR) and then Divisional Finance Manager Girish Sharma (NWR).

The sources said these officers along with Nihal Singh Gurjar, a contractor, were named as accused in the FIR which has been registered for the alleged criminal conspiracy to cheating and relevant provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act.