The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent of Customs posted at Bangalore International Airport, Bangalore (Karnataka) while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 2.5 lakhs from the complainant.

A case was registered U/s 7 and Sec. 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the complaint that the Superintendent of Customs posted at Bangalore International Airport, Bangalore was demanding an alleged bribe of Rs. 2.5 lakhs from the complainant for clearing the cargo of silk scarfs meant for export to a firm at Malaysia. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while accepting the bribe. Searches were conducted at the residential and official premises of the accused person.

The accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI cases, Bangalore and remanded to three days police custody.

CBI Press Release-  New Delhi, Dated- 08.09.2015

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