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Bail petition of ONGC GM rejected

The bail petition of Purna Kanta Borah, the General Manager (Civil) of ONGC, Assam Asset, who was caught red handed by CBI in his office with cash 40,000 is rejected by CBI special court at Guwahati. He was arrested on charge of demanding bribes from contractor Ratul Kotoky and Chanchal Konwer. The case number was CBI/ACB/GHY RC/01/2012 ADDS. The next hearing is on February 22.

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