CBI ARRESTS A SENIOR OFFICIAL OF A PRIVATE FIRM IN AN ONGOING INVESTIGATION OF A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi, 13.09.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested the Vice President of a private firm in an ongoing investigation of a bribery case.

The arrested accused is being produced today in the Designated Court, Delhi.

CBI had registered a case on a complaint received from a CBI officer alleging therein that a Section Officer of the MHA and a private person offered him a bribe of Rs.Two crore in lieu of his help in settling a Preliminary Enquiry, being dealt in CBI.

CBI laid a trap yesterday and arrested the Section Officer of MHA and a co-accused (private person) while delivering illegal gratification of Rs.16 lakh to the CBI officer. Searches were also conducted at the premises of the accused which led to the recovery of certain incriminating documents. Both the accused were produced yesterday in the Designated Court at Delhi and remanded to two days police custody.

Investigation is continuing.

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