Superintendent Anil Yadav, working as Jewellery Appraiser in the office of Additional Commissioner, Customs, IGI Airport, was arrested by CBI on the charge of accepting a bribe at the rate of Rs 2 per carat for clearing the consignment of Rough Synthetic Diamonds imported from China, CBI said.
A CBI spokesperson said a case was registered against a Superintendent, Customs, under Prevention of Corruption Act on the complaint of demanding a bribe.
"The complainant, a Synthetic Diamond Importer from Surat, Gujarat, had alleged that the Superintendent was demanding bribe. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused when he demanded and accepted a bribe of Rs 18,000 from the complainant," the official said.
the Special Judge for CBI Cases at Patiala House Courts, New Delhi, and remanded to police custody.
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