CBI ARRESTS THREE ACCUSED FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 1.80 LAKH ON BEHALF OF SDM, DELHI

Press Release
New Delhi, 20.01.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested three private persons, residents of Delhi, for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 1.80 lakh from the complainant. CBI has registered a case against two accused U/s 120-B and Section 8 of PC Act, 1988 on a complaint received from owner of a Club situated at a Mall, Pritampura, Delhi. The complainant had alleged that the SDM, Saraswati Vihar had sealed the said club. The accused had demanded a bribe of Rs. three lakh on behalf of SDM, Saraswati Vihar, Delhi for getting the complainantís said club desealed. After negotiation, the bribe was reduced.

CBI laid a trap and caught the two accused alongwith one more person while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 1.80 lakh from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the residence of all the three accused persons at Delhi, which led to recovery of incriminating documents. The relevant documents have also been collected from the office of SDM, Saraswati Vihar, Delhi. The alleged involvement of said SDM is being looked into.

The arrested accused are being produced today in the Designated Court at Rohini, New Delhi.


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