A team of CBI officials was allegedly attacked with fire extinguishers by tax officials in Lucknow, after the investigating agency arrested one of their colleagues for bribe-taking.
Income Tax Officer Niranjan Kumar was arrested by the CBI after he was caught taking Rs 2 lakh from a man who had complained to the CBI. The officer had allegedly demanded a total of Rs 10 lakh.
Some officers were injured and are being treated in hospital. The CBI has filed an FIR against the attackers.