CBI Registers Case Against Former NBCC And DJB Officials

The agency recovered Rs. 1.5 crore from the premises of the then GM of NBCC

By Inder Vashisth

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against then Chief Engineer (WW), then SE (WW)-II , then Executive Engineer (E & M) , then AE (E&M) & then AAO, all of Delhi Jal Board ; then General Manager, then Project Executive, both of NBCC Limited; a Private Company (through its Director) and unknown public servants & Private persons. Earlier, a Preliminary Enquiry was conducted.

It was alleged that the accused had entered into conspiracy to provide undue favour to said private company and had made it technically eligible (which was otherwise not allegedly eligible). It was further alleged that a tender NIT 22 was issued in December, 2017 for Supply, Installation, Testing & Commissioning (SITC) of Electromagnetic Flow Meters and corresponding O&M operations for five years of Delhi Jal Board. It was also alleged that due to conspiracy of the accused with said private company and false certificates & fabricated deviation statement issued by NBCC, the said private company qualified and bagged tender worth Rs. 38,02,33,080/-.(approx).

Searches were conducted at 10 locations in Delhi/NCR at the premises of accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents & digital evidences. Cash of Rs.1.5 crore(approx), huge jewellery worth about Rs 1.2 crore(approx), Fixed deposits worth Rs 69 lakh and various property documents were also found from the residence of then General Manager, NBCC.

Further investigation is in progress.

Names of the accused:-

(i) Jagdish Kumar Arora, the then Chief Engineer (WW), Delhi Jal Board
(ii) P.K. Gupta, the then SE (WW)-II, Delhi Jal Board,
(iii) Sushil Kumar Goel, the then Executive Engineer (E & M), Delhi Jal Board,
(iv) Ashok Sharma, the then AE (E&M), Delhi Jal Board,

(v) Ranjit Kumar, the then AAO, Delhi Jal Board,
(vi) D. K. Mittal, the then General Manager, NBCC(India) Limited
(vii) Sadhan Kumar, Project Executive, NBCC (India) Limited
(viii) M/s NKG Infrastructure Limited. (through its Director)
(ix) Unknown public servants and Private persons

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