CBI ARRESTS FOUR PERSONS INCLUDING A SPECIAL COUNSEL IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 06.03.2012

       The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Ex-MLC of Maharashtra; Tax Consultant; Special Counsel in the Ministry of Law & Justice and a private person in a bribery case.

 

            A case was registered against a Mumbai-based Tax Consultant and an ex-MLC, Maharashtra(also accused in another CBI case). It was alleged that the accused persons entered into a criminal conspiracy and an ex-MLC paid a sum of Rs.1.25 crore to the Tax Consultant illegally, in a bid to attempt to influence CBI officials in  an on-going investigation of the Adarsh Housing Society Case.

 

            It was also alleged that the Special Counsel in the Union Ministry of Law & Justice & presently working as Retainer Counsel for CBI at Mumbai entered into a criminal conspiracy with them and received a sum of Rs.25 lacs allegedly as bribe from the Tax  Consultant.

 

             All the arrested accused were produced today before the Special Judge, Mumbai and were remanded to Police Custody till 16th March, 2012.

 

            Further investigation is continuing.

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