CBI arrests joint DGFT posted in Gujarat for accepting bribe of Rs.Five lakh
Kanwar Inder Singh/ March 24,2023
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Joint DGFT, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Rajkot(Gujarat) for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.Five Lakh from the Complainant.
A case was registered against a Joint DGFT, Directorate General of Foreign Trade, Rajkot (Gujarat) on the allegations of demanding undue advantage to the tune of Rs. 9 lakh from the Complainant. It was further alleged that the Complainant had submitted 6 files containing all required documents of periodical export of food cans to DGFT, Rajkot to issue NOC so as to release their Bank Guarantee of around Rs. 50 Lakh. It was also alleged that the accused demanded an amount of Rs. 5 Lakhs towards first instalment and asked the complainant to deliver remaining amount at the time of handing over of NOC.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed while accepting undue advantage of Rs. 5 Lakh from the Complainant. Searches are being conducted at the office & residential premises of the accused including at Rajkot and his native place.
The arrested accused will be produced before the Competent Court.