The CBI on Wednesday arrested suspended chief engineer of Noida Yadav Singh in corruption case. Last year, it was alleged that Yadav Singh was running a well-oiled machinery of bribery with fixed percentage of illegal gratification percolating down to a chain of officials in the authority.CBI had conducted raids at 16 locations across Uttar Pradesh in August 2015. CBI had registered case against Yadav Singh under sections 409,420,466,467,469, 481 and prevention of corruption act.<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The agency had earlier registered two separate cases against the then Chief Engineer Noida, Greater Noida and Yamuna Expressway and his family members for alleged corruption and amassing assets disproportionate to the known sources of income.The high court had ordered a CBI probe on the petition of activist Nutan Thakur alleging Singh had enjoyed plum postings under the regimes of Mulayam Singh Yadav, Mayawati and incumbent Akhilesh Yadav, and the state government was not acting against him.He had executed projects worth around Rs 8,000 crore in Noida in the last 12 years, the Noida authority said in a report besides being involved in infrastructure projects such as Ganga water supply, sewage pipelines, drainage, hospitals, parks and the metro.

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CBI arrests suspended Noida engineer Yadav Singh in corruption case