The CBI has arrested a senior intelligence officer, working within the workplace of the Directorate Normal of GST Intelligence (DGGI) in Ghaziabad, for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 60 lakh, officers mentioned on Sunday.
A businessman had complained to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) about an alleged demand of Rs one crore by the officer to point out favour to his father in an ongoing case in opposition to him, they mentioned.
Following the criticism, the CBI registered a case in opposition to officer Mohit Dhankar for allegedly demanding the bribe, the officers mentioned.
“It was additional alleged that the accused demanded bribe of Rs 1 crore by non-public individuals/touts for displaying official favour to the complainant’s father in a case on the DGGI, Ghaziabad,” CBI Spokesperson RC Joshi mentioned.
He mentioned the company laid a entice and caught a non-public particular person, Rakesh Sharma, accepting the bribe of Rs 60 lakh as first instalment on behalf of a public servant.
Later, Dhankar was additionally caught, the officers mentioned.
“Searches are being performed as we speak on the premises of the accused,” Joshi mentioned.
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