CBI ARRESTS AN ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER AND AN OFFICIAL OF FOOD & SUPPLY DEPARTMENT (GOVT OF NCT) DELHI IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 12.01.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Assistant Commissioner and a Lower Division Clerk both of Food & Supply Department, Govt of NCT , 'M' Block, Vikas Bhawan, New Delhi for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 40,000/- from the Complainant.

 

            The complainant, an employee of Fair Price Shop(FPS) alleged in his complaint that the Assistant Commissioner, New Delhi and a LDC both of Food & Supply Department, GNCT, Delhi were demanding an illegal gratification of Rs. 50,000/- for not cancelling the license of FPS shop on the ground of irregularities detected during the audit. After negotiation, they agreed to accept Rs. 40,000/-. Accordingly, CBI registered a case. A trap was laid and both the officials were arrested while demanding & accepting the bribe amount of Rs. 40,000/- from the Complainant.

 

            Searches were carried out at their official and residential premises. Documents relating investment recovered are being scrutinized.

 

            Both the accused persons are being produced today in the Designated Court at Delhi.

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