CBI arrests Deputy Labour Commissioner for demanding bribe

December 27, 2016 10:56 AM

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI : The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner, Chennai & also holding similar Additional Charge of Hyderabad in a bribery case.

This was stated by R.K.Gaur,Spokesperson of the CBI today. He said a case was registered against Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner, Chennai who was also holding Additional Charge of Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner Hyderabad U/s 120-B read with Section. 7, 12, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988.

It was alleged that the said Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner had demanded a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- while camping at Hyderabad to show official favour to a cement factory at Tadipatri, Ananthapur where he had arranged to conduct the inspection of the said cement factory. Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused.

The arrested accused was produced before the Designated Court and remanded to Judicial Custody.

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