Published On: Fri, May 27th, 2016

CBI arrests Under Secretary NCERT for accepting bribe

New Delhi: CBI today arrested Under Secretary of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Hari Ram for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 15, 000 from the complainant.

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha

A case was registered under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, on allegations that the Under Secretary was demanding a bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from the complainant for disposing a complaint in his favour, which was pending against him.

Consequent to verification of the complaint, the CBI laid a trap and caught the Under Secretary red-handed while demanding and accepting the negotiated bribe of Rs. 15, 000 from the complainant.

Searches are being conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused.

ANI

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