CBI Arrests Central Excise Officer In Mumbai In Bribery Case

Assistant Commissioner Ashok Nayak gave an assurance to favourably decide an Enforcement Directorate case.

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CBI Arrests Central Excise Officer In Mumbai In Bribery Case

The CBI arrested an assistant commissioner in the excise department for taking bribe.


Mumbai:  The Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI has arrested an assistant commissioner (central excise) in Mumbai for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.25 crore to settle an Enforcement Directorate case against the complainant.

The case is related to an assurance given by Assistant Commissioner Ashok Nayak to favourably decide the case against the complainant, CBI sources said on Monday.

Mr Nayak allegedly demanded a bribe of Rs 15 crore to settle the matter but the complainant told him that he would be handing over the money in instalments, they said.

The agency arrested Mr Nayak while he was allegedly receiving Rs 1.25 crore as an instalment of the bribe money, the sources added.


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