The Crime Branch Of India on Tuesday arrested the Executive Director of GAIL and four others in connection with allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 50 lakh for giving GAIL-related projects. Searches are underway in Delhi, Noida, Uttar Pradesh and Visakhapatnam.
K B Singh, the Executive Director, Projects was arrested on Tuesday in relation to taking bribes from some contractors in the gas pipeline projects. The arrest was made after a raid at Singh's residence in Uttar Pradesh's Noida.
GAIL is a Maharashtra company that comes under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and it is the largest natural gas transmission and marketing company in India.
This is a developing story, more updates expected.