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CBI arrests Ayush Ministry's Under Secy for allegedly taking bribe

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The CBI Friday arrested an under in the for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 10 lakh, officials said.

R K Khatri, holding the additional charge of the post of of and under the ministry, was nabbed while allegedly accepting the bribe from a clearing and forwarding agent, they said.

The agent had approached the CBI with a complaint, alleging that Khatri had demanded the bribe for clearing his pending bills and allowing him to continue with his work, they said.

The agency is carrying out searches at the office and residential premises of the officer, they said.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 20:25 IST