CBI Arrests A Top Official Of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence In Rs 25 Lakh Bribery Case
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CBI Arrests A Top Official Of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence In Rs 25 Lakh Bribery Case

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The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested Chander Shekhar, an additional director general in the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, and a middleman in connection with Rs 25 lakh bribery case, officials said on Wednesday.

The searches are going on in New Delhi, Noida and Ludhiana, they said.

According to the DRI website, Chander Shekhar is posted as ADG, Ludhiana.

The agency had arrested the middleman while he was allegedly receiving the bribe on behalf of the officer, they said. During the questioning, the middleman told the sleuths that the bribe was allegedly for the officer, they said.

The agency suspects it to be a part payment of a huge bribe which was discussed between the two, they said.

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