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CBI arrests EPFO official in bribe case

IANS  |  Kolkata 

The has arrested an enforcement official of the Employees Organisation here on the charge of accepting Rs 20,000 as bribe, an official said on Tuesday.

A Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) team caught Samiran Kumar Mondal on Monday while receiving the bribe, the official said.

Mondal is currently working at the Kolkata-based regional office of the EPFO.

The team also searched his office and residence and seized incriminating documents.

"We registered a case against Mondal on a complaint that he had demanded Rs 1 lakh from the complainant for not complying with the provisions of the Act. The accused scaled down his demand for bribe to Rs 20,000 after the complainant expressed his inability to pay the bigger amount," the official said.



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First Published: Tue, September 12 2017. 18:58 IST