CBI arrests ED of Power Grid Corporation on bribery charges.

Jul 07, 2022 03:33 pm

BS Jha, the Executive Director of Power Grid Corporation of India and five senior Tata Power Projects officials are arrested by The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on bribery charges.

Executive VP Deshraj Pathak and Assistant VP RN Singh were amongst the five officials of Tata Power arrested.

The executives have been arrested in a power grid bribery case on allegations of corruption in the North Eastern Regional Power System Improvement Project.

Searches are 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.

It is alleged that Jha was extending favours to Tata Projects in various projects in return of illicit payment.