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CBI arrests Delhi government's GST Assistant Commissioner

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The (CBI) has arrested an of the (GST) department of the while accepting a bribe of Rs 6 lakh, officials said on Tuesday.

The arrested has been identified as while another person who was also arrested was named as in the alleged bribery case.

A CBI official: "It was alleged that a survey and seizure operation had been conducted by the against a private firm based in area.

"And Joon allegedly sought illegal gratification from the based firm through Khurana in lieu of help in the case," the said, adding that the CBI caught both the accused while transacting Rs 6 lakh as illegal gratification.

The investigating agency has registered a case under sections of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

The said that during searches at various locations in the National Capital Region, several incriminating documents and cash worth Rs 22 lakh was recovered.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 16:20 IST
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