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CBI Arrests Three Officials of Customs Department in a Bribery Case of Rs. Four Lakh, and Recovers Cash of Rs. 20 Lakh (Approx) During Searches

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two Superintendents/Senior Intelligence Officers and an Inspector/Intelligence Officer, all of Customs(SIIB), ICD(Import), Tuglakabad, New Delhi in a bribery case of Rs. Four lakh.

A case was registered on a complaint against the said public servants. The Complainant (an Authorised Signatory) of a private Company had alleged that the accused demanded bribe of Rs. 15 lakh for clearing the consignment of open cells(TV Screens) imported by his company and additional bribe @ Rs. 50,000/- per container cleared in last four months. Later on, the accused allegedly agreed to accept Rs 10 lakh in installments and the first installment of Rs. 4 lakh was to be paid.

CBI laid a trap and caught a Superintendent/Senior Intelligence Officer, while demanding & accepting the bribe of Rs. 4,00,000/- as first installment from the complainant. During investigation, other two accused (a Superintendent/Senior Intelligence Officer & an Inspector/Intelligence Officer) were also arrested.

Searches were conducted at the premises of accused in Delhi/NCR which led to recovery of cash and incriminating documents.  A cash of Rs. 11 lakh (approx) from a Superintendent and Rs. 09 lakh (approx.) from another Superintendent were also recovered during searches.

The arrested accused are being produced before the Competent Court.

Source- CBI Press Release Dated: 19.05.2021

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