Two IOCL officials arrested for corruption and taken into CBI custody
Two Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) officials arrested for corruption in Nagpur and Gondia districts of Maharashtra were taken into custody by the CBI on Saturday, an official said.
The CBI had on Friday arrested Manish Nandle, Chief Manager (Retail Sales), IOCL, as he accepted a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a petrol pump owner to transfer ownership of the pump, did he declare.
The accused official was brought before a special court and the CBI secured his custody until March 29, the official said.
The agency also caught Gondia sales agent Sunil Golar while accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a petrol pump owner to keep his establishment running smoothly. The court returned him to CBI custody until March 27, he said.
A hunt has been launched for fugitive accused NP Rodge, the managing director (retail sales), he added.
In a raid at Nandle’s residence, CBI officials seized property documents and cash, while cash of Rs 2 lakh and some property documents were recovered from Nandle’s house. Golar in Gondia, it was said.
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