CBI books its 4 personnel for taking bribe from bank fraud accused, conducts searches

 thehindu.com  01/14/2021 14:37:47  3

The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday conducted searches at 14 locations in connection with a graft case against its own four officials, including two Deputy Superintendents of Police.

Among those booked are an inspector, a stenographer, some advocates and private persons. "The officials have been identified as DSPs R.K. Rishi and R.K. Sangwan, Inspector Kapil Dhankad and Steno Samir Kumar Singh," said a CBI official.

The searches were carried out on the premises of the accused persons in Delhi, Gurugram, Ghaziabad, Noida, Meerut and Kanpur.

It is alleged that the four officials were instrumental in influencing the investigation in certain cases of bank fraud for extraneous pecuniary considerations.

The agency is trying to determine if bribes were also being taken on a monthly basis from the suspects in bank fraud cases.

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