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Ayush ministry official arrested by CBI for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

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New Delhi, Sep 15: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested an under secretary in the Ministry of Ayush on the charge that he had allegedly taken a bribe of Rs 10 lakh.

Ayush ministry official arrested by CBI for allegedly taking Rs 10 lakh bribe

CBI officials said that he had allegedly taken the bribe to clear pending files. R K Khatri, who holds the additional charge as managing director of Indian Medicine and Pharmaceutical Corporation under the ministry, was nabbed while allegedly accepting the bribe from a clearing and forwarding agent, officials said.

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The CBI continued to carry out searches at the office and also residential premises of the officer. Further investigation is on.

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