CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF CUSTOMS FOR ACCEPTING A BRIBE OF RS.18000/-

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent of Customs, IGI Airports, New Delhi for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.18,000/- from the Complainant.

A case was registered against a Superintendent, working as Jewellery Appraiser in the office of Additional Commissioner, Customs, IGI Airport, New Delhi U/s 7 of PC Act on the complaint of demanding a bribe. The Complainant, a Synthetic Diamond Importer from Surat, Gujarat, had alleged that the Superintendent was demanding bribe @ Rs.2 per carat for clearing the consignment of Rough Synthetic Diamonds imported from China. CBI laid a trap and caught red handed the accused when he demanded & accepted a bribe of Rs.18,000/- from the Complainant.

The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI Cases at Patiala House Courts, New Delhi and remanded to Police Custody till 21.06.2014.

CBI Press Release- New Delhi , 20.06.2014

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