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CBI officer asked to probe MP scam held for taking bribe | India News

BHOPAL: Another CBI inspector has been arrested Monday for allegedly accepting bribes in connection with the central agency’s probe into the nursing college scam in Madhya Pradesh. He was initially entrusted with the probe and is accused of taking a bribe of Rs 2 lakh.
On Saturday, a CBI inspector was caught allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 10 lakh to influence the outcome of a college’s inspection report.In all, 23 persons have been booked by CBI’s Delhi unit in this case.
“The internal vigilance mechanism of CBI has led to unearthing of a conspiracy involving some of its own officials and officials of State Nursing Colleges and patwaris in Madhya Pradesh,” said an official release.
“During monitoring of inspections, officials of one of the support teams, including CBI inspector Rahul Raj, were found to be indulging in corrupt activities. It was observed that they were giving favourable inspection reports in lieu of bribes collected through conduits. The internal vigilance mechanism of CBI came into action and a case against 23 persons, including Raj, three other CBI officials and conduits/touts was registered,” stated the release.
Apart from Raj, those arrested include Sushil Kumar Majoka, an MP Police inspector on attachment with CBI, alleged middlemen Om Goswami, Ravi Bhadoria and Jugal Kishore, and three women. All have been remanded in CBI custody till May 29. The central agency has also initiated administrative action against the erring officials.tnn

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