On Wednesday, CBI (Central Bureau of Investigation) said that it has filed a case against five Army officials, including a Colonel, for accused of seeking bribes worth Rs. 18 lakh.

In its complaint, CBI has named Colonel Raman Dahda, Subedar Devender Kumar, Lieutenant Colonel Mahendra Kumar, Havildar Abhay Singh, Subedar Sahuran Sahu, and supplier KK Yangfo. All of the 5 Army officials have been charged under the provisions of Prevention of Corruption Act.

As per the complaint, when the incident happens, Raman Dahda was the Commanding Officer of 556 Army Supply Corps (ASC) and a Platoon Commander Mahendra Kumar.

The CBI has filed the case based on a complaint from the Army and in the last few days, the second case was registered by the investigating agency.

In the complaint, CBI has accused that the officers have received bribes to tune Rs. 18 lakh in cash from Civilian Contractors in links with the procurement of ration for the army personnel deployed in Arunachal Pradesh and Assam.

It further said that it has carried out a preliminary investigation, which reveals undue favor to a chain of unit representatives and officials, who are responsible for examining the quantity and quality of items being supplied by KK Yangfo.

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