New Delhi Feb 15, 2021: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an MTS, working with Enforcement Directorate, Bengaluru and a private person in an alleged bribery case.
A case was registered against both the accused and unknown others on a complaint. It was alleged that the said MTS approached the complainant at a hotel in Bengaluru & introduced him as an Enforcement Officer and told him that he needed to search his house in the light of several complaints against him. It was also alleged that the accused carried out a search at the complainant’s house and demanded an amount of Rs. two crores to close the complaints against him. The complainant allegedly delivered an amount of Rs. 6 lakh to the private person as instructed by the accused official. It was further alleged that the complainant received another call on next day and was instructed to hand over the remaining money to a person waiting at the designated place. The complainant met the person and insisted for the presence of the accused official to settle the matter. Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused and the private person by CBI.
Name of the accused:-
- D. Chennakeshavulu, MTS, Enforcement Directorate Office, Bengaluru
- Veeresh (private person)
Both the arrested accused were produced today before the Competent Court, Bengaluru and remanded to five days Police Custody.
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