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FOUR EPF OFFICE EMPLOYEES CAUGHT RAID HANDED FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE

epf-employee-2While many reports of mal practice have been coming in from EPF offices, these were confirmed when the Central Investigation Bureau officers raided Vashi EPF office. In this raid four staff members of the EPF office were caught raid-handed for accepting a bribe of rupees 3 lakhs. While the Central Government has made a provision of EPF that is Employment Provident Fund for service class to provide some financial comfort after their retirement, many companies have been successful in making the wrong use of this provision. And it is not only the company owners to be blamed but EPF officers are too involved in this malpractice. The issue came to light when a person belonging to a household business filed a compliant in the CBI that the officials of EPF office was demanding a bribe of three lakhs from him. A trap was laid out by the CBI in which it caught four of officers of EPF at Vashi red-handed. When we tried to speak to the CBI officers in the matter, they refused to speak to us on camera and took away the arrested away from the media. With cameraperson Abhay Prasad, Rajeev Mishra for NMTV News.

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