CBI arrests Under Secretary NCERT for accepting bribe

CBI arrests Under Secretary NCERT for accepting bribe

By: || Updated: 27 May 2016 02:43 PM

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested Under Secretary of the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) Hari Ram for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 15, 000 from the complainant.


 A case was registered under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, on allegations that the Under Secretary was demanding a bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from the complainant for disposing a complaint in his favour, which was pending against him.


 Consequent to verification of the complaint, the CBI laid a trap and caught the Under Secretary red-handed while demanding and accepting the negotiated bribe of Rs. 15, 000 from the complainant.


 Searches are being conducted at the office and residential premises of the accused.

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