CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT DRUG CONTROLLER AND ANOTHER PERSON IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 23.06.2012

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Drug Controller, Air Cargo Complex, Sahar International Airport, Mumbai and an employee of Custom House Agent for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/-from a complainant (An Importer).

 

            A case was registered against an Assistant Drug Controller, Sahar Air Cargo Complex , Sahar International Airport , Mumbai under section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988.

 

            CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red-handed at Sahar Air Cargo complex, Mumbai while demanding and accepting a bribe amount of Rs 50,000/- from an Importer for issuing No Objection Certificate on a consignment of life saving drug imported from Sweden.CBI has also arrested the official of Custom House Agent who was collecting bribe on behalf of Assistant Drug Controller.

 

            During searches conducted at the residential premises of Assistant Drug Controller at Mumbai and New Delhi, a cash of around Rs 20 lakhs was recovered. Besides, cash deposit in his bank accounts to Rs 30.50 lakhs(approx) was also found.A cash of Rs 6,64,500/-(approx) was also recovered at the residence of other accused.

 

            Both the arrested accused were produced in the court of Special Judge for CBI cases, Mumbai and were remanded police custody upto 25.06.2012

 

            Further investigation is in progress.

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