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Delhi: CBI arrests two Ministry of Rural Development officials in bribery case

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New Delhi | May 05, 2015 12:01:13 AM IST
The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested two officials working for the Ministry of Rural Development in connection with a bribery case from the national capital on Tuesday.

According to reports, a case had been registered under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act (1988) on allegations that a Section Officer was demanding bribe of Rs. 68,000 for clearing bills worth around Rs 6.8 lakh of the complainant, who supplied cars on rent to the ministry.

The CBI laid a trap and caught the Section Officer red-handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 45,000 from the complainant.

Pursuant to the recovery of the bribe amount and in a subsequent investigation, a Deputy Secretary was also arrested in the case.

The CBI will produce both the accused before the designated court in Delhi on May 6

Further details are awaited. (ANI)

 
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