CBI ARRESTS A SECTION OFFICER AND A PRIVATE PERSON FOR OFFERING BRIBE OF RS.16 LAKH TO CBI OFFICER

Press Release
New Delhi, 12.09.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested a Section Officer posted in the Ministry of Home Affairs and a private person for delivering an alleged bribe of Rs.16 lakh to a CBI officer.

CBI had registered a case on a complaint received from the CBI officer alleging therein that a Section Officer of the MHA and a private person offered him a bribe of Rs.Two crore in lieu of his help in settling a Preliminary Enquiry, being dealt in CBI.

CBI laid a trap and caught the Section Officer of MHA and a co-accused (private person) while delivering illegal gratification of Rs.16 lakh to the CBI officer. Searches are being conducted at the premises of the accused.

Both the arrested accused will be produced today in the Designated Court at Delhi.

CBI also advises the public not to attempt to settle any investigation matters with the CBI by using influence and also not to be allured by services of middlemen who may offer to settle cases with the agency.

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