ED in the net of Anti-Corruption Bureau; Two ED officers nabbed red-handed in bribery case

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Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested two Enforcement Directorate (ED) Officers for demanding a bribe in Rajasthan: Read further on Dynamite News:

Two ED Officers arrested by ACB
Two ED Officers arrested by ACB

Jaipur: Rajasthan Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) arrested an Enforcement Officer (EO) of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and his associate in Jaipur for allegedly demanding a bribe of Rs 15 lakh.

The EO, Naval Kishore Meena, and his associate, Babulal Meena, were arrested red-handed by the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) while allegedly seeking a bribe from a complainant.

The complainant had alleged that the EO was demanding a bribe of Rs 17 lakh in return for not arresting him in a chit-fund case.

Additional Director General of Anti-Corruption Bureau, Hemant Priyadarshi (Acting Director General) said, "A complaint was given by the complainant to the Jaipur Nagar III unit of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) Office, Imphal, Manipur, in lieu of not attaching the property and not arresting Naval Kishore Meena to settle the case registered against him in the chit fund case. Officer (EO) Sub Zone Office, Enforcement Directorate (ED) Imphal, Manipur is being harassed by demanding a bribe amount of Rs 17 lakh."

The ACB verified the complaint and laid a trap to catch the EO and his associate. The two men were arrested while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 15 lakh from the complainant.

"The EO and his associate are being interrogated by the ACB. A case has been registered against them under the Prevention of Corruption Act." added the official.

Further investigation is underway. (ANI)

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