CBI ARRESTS A DEPUTY DIRECTOR & AN INSPECTOR OF REGIONAL FERTILIZER CONTROL LAB AND ANOTHER INSPECTOR IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY

Press Release
New Delhi, 02.03.2017

         

         The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Director and an Inspector, both working in Regional Fertilizer Control Lab, Vashi, Mumbai in an alleged bribery case of Rs.30,000/-

         CBI registered a case against Deputy Director and an Inspector, both of Regional Fertilizer Control Lab, Vashi, Mumbai U/s 120-B of IPC and Section 7 of PC Act, 1988, on a complaint from an importer in Mumbai. It was alleged that the accused persons demanded bribe from the complainant for facilitating the import of sulphur by passing the test samples. CBI laid a trap and caught both the accused red-handed while accepting the bribe of Rs.30,000/- from the complainant. Searches have been conducted at the premises of the accused which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

         The arrested accused are being produced before the Competent Court, Thane (Maharashtra).

         In another case, CBI has arrested an Inspector, Central Fertilizer Quality Control & Training Institute, Faridabad (Haryana) in an alleged bribery.

         A case was registered against an Inspector, Central Fertilizer Quality Control & Training Institute, Faridabad, U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988, on a complaint. It was alleged that the accused demanded bribe from the complainant (an Imposter of Mumbai) for facilitating the import of sulphur by passing the test samples. The accused came to Mumbai and allegedly demanded the bribe for clearing the sample test and also the fare for his flight ticket. He provided his bank account number & his relative and asked the complainant to deposit the bribe amount in the said accounts. Accordingly Rs. 7,600/- was allegedly deposited in the account of the accused and Rs. 16,000/- was deposited in the account of his relative. Later, the accused acknowledged receipt of the amounts in the accounts. CBI arrested the accused from Faridabad. Search was also conducted at his residence.

         The accused is being taken to Mumbai on transit remand.



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