CBI Recovers Rs 28 Lakh Cash From Premises Of Senior Intelligence Officer In Bribery Case Rs 60 Lakh

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Mubarak Ansari


New Delhi, 21st March 2022: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)    has conducted searches at 5 locations at the premises of the accused situated in Delhi, Haryana and Uttar Pradesh in connection with bribery case against the accused including Senior Intelligence Officer, Directorate General of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (DGGI), Ghaziabad in which a bribe amount of Rs 60 Lakh as the first instalment on behalf of the said public servant exchanged hands yesterday. During searches at the premises of the Senior Intelligence Officer, a sum of Rs.28 Lakh(approx) was recovered. Searches also led to the recovery of incriminating documents.



Name of the arrested accused:-



1. Mohit Dhankar, Senior Intelligence officer, working at DGGI,





2. Rakesh Sharma, Private Person.



CBI had registered a case on complaint against the accused on the allegations of demanding bribe. It was further alleged that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs. One Crore through Private Persons/touts for showing official favour to Complainant’s father in a case at DGGI, Ghaziabad.



It may be stated that a private person who accepted the bribe on behalf of public servant was arrested from the spot and is being produced today before the Competent Court at Delhi. It may also be clarified that the arrest of Senior Intelligence Officer was deferred due to his medical condition and a view in this regard will be taken depending on his medical condition.




The investigation is continuing including the role of other accused.