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CBI has arrested two officials - both Assistant Superintendents - of Postal department in Allahabad for allegedly receiving a bribe of Rs 30,000 for favouring an employee in a departmental inquiry.
CBI spokesperson R K Gaur said here today that a case of Prevention of Corruption Act has been registered against the Superintendent of Post Offices, Business Development, Regional Office, Allahabad.
"The complainant has alleged that a departmental enquiry was conducted against him by the Assistant Superintendent of Post Offices and an illegal gratification of Rs 30,000 was demanded by said accused for giving favourable enquiry report," Gaur said.
The Spokesperson said after getting the information about the transaction, the teamslaid a trap and the Assistant Superintendent was arrested while allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000.
"Investigation also revealed the role of another Assistant Superintendent of Post Offices, Business Development, Regional Office, Allahabad in the conspiracy of the said bribery case. He has also been arrested. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused," he said.
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