Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)

CBI ARRESTS A FORMER DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF CBIC AND TWO OTHERS IN AN ALLEGED BRIBERY CASE OF Rs.ONE LAKH

Press Release – New Delhi, 01.09.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a former Deputy Commissioner of Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs; a Customs House Agent and a Businessman (an importer of toys) in an alleged bribery case of Rs. One Lakh.

A case was registered against the accused on the allegations of conspiring to induce public servants for getting cleared a toys consignment which was stopped by customs officials using personal influence of said Deputy Commissioner (now retired). It was further alleged that the said Deputy Commissioner has asked Rs. One lakh from other accused for using his influence in Customs department to get cleared the stuck consignment of toys. CBI arrested the said Deputy Commissioner (Retd) and recovered Rs.One lakh from his car. The other two accused were also arrested for allegedly giving undue advantage to said Deputy Commissioner(Retd).

Searches were conducted at the residential premises of accused located at Delhi which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

All the arrested accused will be produced today before the Competent Court at Delhi.

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