Ordered probe into corruption charges made by contractors in letter to PMO: CM Bommai

Thursday, 25 Nov, 7.28 pm

Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai on Thursday said he has ordered a probe into the corruption charges made by contractors in a complaint to the Prime Minister's Office (PMO)

The complaint claims contractors are 'harassed' by ministers, elected representatives and others who demand up to 30% of the tender amount for approving a contract, and 5%-6% towards release of Letter of Credit against pending bills.