Published On: Sat, Apr 7th, 2018

Central govt senior official held for accepting bribe

Chennai: The CBI has arrested a Joint Chief Controller of Explosive, Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation here in a case of alleged bribery, the agency said today.

CBI today arrested Joint Chief Controller of Explosives, Chennai, A K Yadav for accepting bribe.

A K Yadav, Joint Chief Controller of Explosive, Petroleum and Explosive Safety Organisation, Chennai, had demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 30,000 from one D Sakthivel for issuance of licence under the Explosives Act, CBI said.

“Both A K Yadav and D Sakthivel were intercepted by the CBI team and have been arrested,” a CBI release here said.

CBI Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) has registered a case of corruption against the two persons, besides a ‘middleman’ Kumaresan, it added.

PTI

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