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4 CBI officers arrested for conducting fake raid on IT firm in Chandigarh

Senior CBI officials said as part of the agency's zero-tolerance towards corruption policy, strictest possible action will be initiated against the accused officials

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Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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The Police has arrested four CBI officers for allegedly conducting a fake raid to extort money

The Police has arrested four Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) officers for allegedly conducting a fake on an IT firm there to extort money, officials said on Thursday.

These four accused officers had allegedly gone to on Wednesday to conduct a "search" even when they are not posted there and had no case or mandate for such an operation, they said.

The employees of the firm smelled rat in the conduct of the officers, rounded them up and called police, the officials here said.

Senior officials said as part of the agency's zero-tolerance towards corruption policy, strictest possible action will be initiated against the accused officials.

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First Published: Thu, May 12 2022. 12:01 IST
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