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CBI raids CBI officers in graft case in Ghaziabad, Noida, other cities

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday morning carried out raids at the premises of its own officers in Ghaziabad.

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New Delhi Updated on: January 14, 2021 23:22 IST
CBI raids its own officers in Ghaziabad in graft cases
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CBI raids its own officers in Ghaziabad in graft cases

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday morning carried out raids at the premises of its own officers in Ghaziabad. However, CBI officials remained tightlipped on the developments. According to agency sources, the raids were held at the Shivalik Apartments in Ghaziabad in the premises of two to three officers in some cases of corruption.

The Central Bureau of Investigation registered a case against its four officials including DSP, Inspector, Steno and private persons/others including advocates etc, under relevant sections of IPC and PC Act on the allegations of compromising the investigation of certain cases on extraneous pecuniary considerations. Searches were conducted today at 14 locations including Delhi, Ghaziabad, Noida, Gurgaon, Meerut and Kanpur at the premises of accused.

The action against the officials of the agency came after the CBI registered a case against its officials, private persons and others including advocates under relevant sections of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act on the allegations of compromising the investigation of certain cases on extraneous pecuniary considerations.

It has now been over 14 hours later that the central investigating agency is still carrying out searches and raids. These searches are being carried out in the offices and residences of 4 CBI officials. Searches also being carried out inside the CBI Headquarters.

Following officers are being probed as per sources:

  • RK Rishi DSP,  CBI Academy, Ghaziabad
  • Sameer Kumar Singh, Stenographer, BS&FC Delhi, HQ, New Delhi
  • Kapil Dhankad Inspector BS&FC Delhi, HQ, Delhi
  • RK Sangwan DSP, SCII, HQ, New Delhi

Allegations are that the officials who are under scanner took a bribe inside the HQs and were on the pay-roll of companies who are being probed by CBI for bank fraud.

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