CBI arrests Section officer of DDA for accepting bribe of Rs 1 lakh

New Delhi: CBI today arrested a Section officer of DDA for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 1 lakh from a contractor for clearing his bills.

CBI Director Anil Kumar SinhaPhoto : Getty Images
CBI Director Anil Kumar Sinha
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CBI sources said Omvir Singh, a Delhi Development Authority (DDA) Section Officer posted at Shaikh Sarai, was arrested red-handed while accepting the bribe.

They said that Singh had allegedly demanded Rs 2 lakh for clearing the contractor’s bill, but the deal was finalised at Rs 1 lakh.

Sources said that the contractor approached CBI with the complaint that the officer had demanded a bribe.

After getting the information, a CBI team laid a trap and Singh was arrested at his office in Shaikh Sarai while receiving the bribe.

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