CBI arrests CPCC official in bribery case

CBI arrests CPCC official in bribery case


New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an official of Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee (CPCC) in connection with a bribery case. "Birendra Choudhary, Member Secretary, CPCC, Chandigarh was arrested for accepting a bribe of Rs one lakh for not taking any adverse action against the complainant," the probe Agency said here today. CBI said it had registered a case on a complaint alleging that a show cause notice was issued to the complainant by Choudhary regarding revoking of consent issued earlier to the complainant. Searches were also conducted at the premises of accused. The arrested accused is being produced today in the competent court at Chandigarh, it stated.

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