CBI arrested ED official for corruption
New Delhi- The CBI has booked an assistant director of the Enforcement Directorate in a case of alleged bribery of Rs 10 lakh. Assistant director Shashi Shekhar had allegedly taken bribe of Rs 10 lakh from various individuals in 2017, which were “parked” with a businessman, Raj Kumar Agarwal, with the motive to take it back later in the garb of legal income, the CBI FIR has alleged.Shekhar had asked Agarwal to send the money to his office through a courier along with some blank cheques, it alleged. “The aforesaid persons are entering into cash transaction of huge amounts despite being fully aware that cash transactions of above Rs two lakh are punishable under the Income Tax Act,” it alleged. The case has been registered under charges of criminal conspiracy and corruption.
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