CBI nabs ESIC official on charges of accepting bribe

CBI nabs ESIC official on charges of accepting bribe

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-29 20:38 Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) official from Satara in Maharashtra for allegedly accepting a bribe. The top investigation agency detained a Social Security Officer of the ESIC for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000 from the complainant. The complainant had alleged that the Social Security Officer demanded bribe of Rs.30,000 from him for not imposing penalty of Rs. 3 lakh on his firm under ESIC Rules. Following the complaint, the CBI had laid a trap and the Social Security Officer was caught red handed along with another person, while accepting the bribe. Both the arrested accused were produced today before a Court at Satara. (ANI)