Published On: Sat, Feb 20th, 2016

CBI arrests three more Central Excise intelligence officers in graft case

New Delhi: CBI has arrested three more officers of Central Excise Intelligence in connection with a Rs 10 lakh alleged bribery scandal involving Assistant Director Anil Kumar Mishra, arrested yesterday in Dehradun.

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

CBI sources said senior Intelligence officer Satender and Intelligence officers A K Gupta and Vivek Pandey were arrested by the agency today.

They said the agency had carried out searches at their residences yesterday.

These officers have been arrested in connection with alleged bribery scandal involving an Assistant Director Anil Kumar Mishra in the Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence Dehradun who was nabbed red handed yesterday receiving bribe of Rs 10 lakh to settle a service tax issue of a businessman.

They said Mishra had raided the premises of a businessman in March, 2015 and red-flagged some service tax issues.

He had allegedly offered to settle them if a bribe of Rs 10 lakh was paid to him, they said.

The sources, quoting the businessman, said Mishra had demanded money from him in the past too.

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