09 December 2017
Bhubaneswar: Kulamani Biswal, the Director Finance of NTPC Limited along with two others have been booked under corruption charges by the CBI on Friday.
The agency has registered an FIR against NTPC's Kulamani Biswal, BGR Mining and Infra Private Limited director Rohit Reddy Bathina and Prabhat Kumar.
52- yr-old Biswal is part of the Board of Directors of NTPC, the country's largest energy conglomerate.
According to the CBI FIR, Kumar, a confidant of Bathina, was assigned to deliver Rs 5 lakh of alleged illegal gratification to Biswal.
The FIR registered by the agency has alleged that Biswal demanded from Bathina that he should arrange US dollars of about Rs 5 lakh to be spent by him during his trip abroad. He was scheduled to leave for his overseas trip on Friday.
Ommcom News tried to contact Kulamani Biswal for his reaction on the case but he was not available for comments.