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CBI arrests MHA officer for offering bribe

PTI New Delhi | Updated on September 12, 2019 Published on September 12, 2019

File Photo of CBI headquarters in New Delhi.   -  The Hindu

The CBI, on Thursday, arrested a Section Officer of the Home Ministry, for allegedly offering a bribe of Rs 16 lakh to a senior agency officer for influencing a case, officials said.

The agency arrested Dheeraj Singh, a Section Officer in the ministry, who deals with empanelment of IPS officers, they said. The agency caught Singh with about Rs 70 lakh in cash, they said.

Published on September 12, 2019
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