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CBI nabs EPFO officer while accepting bribe in Vadodara

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

The CBI Friday arrested an of the Organisation (EPFO) in in for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh.

R K Tiwari, an with the EPFO, was arrested while accepting the bribe from a local builder, the agency said in a release.

The builder had received a notice from the EPFO regarding depositing of of his employees, and allegedly promised to pass a "favourable order" if he paid the bribe.

After negotiations, the accused agreed to accept Rs 10 lakh, the CBI said.

After the builder filed a complaint, CBI sleuths laid a trap and arrested while accepting the "first instalment" of Rs 5 lakh, it said.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, January 11 2019. 21:00 IST
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