Guwahati: On Wednesday, a senior Airports Authority of India (AAI) official was caught by a Central Bureau of Investigation team while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 50,000 from an employee of a private firm.
Official sources said AAI Jorhat Senior Manager (Engineering) MP Advani supposedly asked for money from a senior official of PNC Infratech, the company which is undertaking extension work of the Jorhat airport’s runway.
The person called the CBI office in Guwahati and 6 members’ team of the investigation agency under Additional SP Sudip Roy went to Jorhat to investigate the matter.
Advani was taken into custody in his office while he was accepting the bribe. His office was also searched by the CBI team. Advani was later taken to Guwahati for more interrogation.