CBI arrests officer at Chennai for demanding Rs 25,000 bribe

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The Central Bureau of Investigation arrested a Deputy Chief Labour Commissioner in Chennai over allegations of corruption. He was also discharging duty as deputy chief labour commissioner of Hyderabad.

Arrest

The officer was accused of demanding a bribe of Rs 25,000 while he was on duty at Hyderabad. The bribe was allegedly demanded to favour a cement factory at Tadipatri in Ananthapur where he had arranged to conduct the inspection of the said factory. Cases under IPC section 120-B and Sections 7, 12, 13(2), 13(1)(d) of Prevention of Corruption Act.

The arrested accused was produced before a CBI Court and was remanded to Judicial Custody.

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