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Mumbai: CBI arrests Debt Recovery officer in bribery case

PTI
Published : Jun 26, 2017, 5:20 pm IST
Updated : Jun 26, 2017, 5:27 pm IST

The officer had instructed the victim to hand over money via cheque through a middleman for releasing payment in favour of victim's client.

Both the accused were produced before a court and remanded to police custody till June 28. (Photo: File/Representational)
 Both the accused were produced before a court and remanded to police custody till June 28. (Photo: File/Representational)

Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested a Recovery Officer of the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DBT) and his accomplice for demanding a bribe of Rs 7,00,000.

The officer had instructed the victim to hand over money in the form of a cheque through a middleman for releasing payment in favour of victim's client.

 

It was also alleged that the accused introduced the middleman to the complainant and under his instructions; a cheque of Rs 7 lakh was issued and delivered to the middleman, the CBI officials said.

During a search operation at the officer's residence, the CBI recovered fixed deposits worth Rs 65 lakh, approximately, Kisan Vikas Patras' worth Rs 9 lakh (approx) and some property documents.

Both the accused were produced before a court and remanded to police custody till June 28.

Tags: bribery case, debt recovery tribunal, central bureau of investigation
Location: India, Maharashtra, Mumbai (Bombay)