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CBI arrests Air One Aviation CMD Alok Sharma, BCAS official

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CBI has arrested Bureau of Civil Aviation Security(BCAS) official and Aviation in the case related to airport access pass issued to in alleged violation of norms, officials said today.

Rai and Chief Officer of the companyPrasun Roy were booked by the agency in connection with the case, they said.

It is alleged that Rai in criminal conspiracy with Prasun Roy and others cheated the and the (DIAL) and fraudulently obtained a temporary and later a permanent Aerodrome Entry Pass (AEP).

By getting the right to access all airports in the country, Rai jeopardised national security, the agency had said after filing of an FIR in May this year.

The CBI has alleged that Rai in connivance with Roy submitted an application falsely showing himself as the of the company to get the AEP.

The company allegedly sponsored the name of Rai and forwarded the application to the BCAS, which "as a party to the criminal conspiracy" issued a permanent AEP in favour of Rai.

The AEP authorised him to access airports in violation of the laid down Air Operator Certification Guidelines and Civil Aviation Requirements, the CBI had said.

It said Rai was not technically qualified and his name was not approved by the of Civil Aviation for the post of the of

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 17:50 IST