Govt official in Solan caught accepting bribe

CBI nabs Assistant Director in Solan accepting Rs. 25,000 bribe from a businessman

SHIMLA- The Assistant Director (Elect) and an Investigator/Inspector posted at the office of Director, MSME Development Institute, Chamba Ghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh were arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday for demanding and accepting bribe.

As per reports, the accused officials had demanded a bribe from a businessman in favor of issuance of a no-objection certificate. The businessman approached the CBI with his complaint. The CBI laid a trap accordingly and successfully nabbed the officials red-handed demanding and accepting Rs. 25,000 as bribe.

CBI has also searched their residential places and the accused will be produced before the Special Judge, CBI on Thursday.

The CBI action created stir at entire the entire office premises as it shut-down the main doors to conduct further official business.

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