CBI arrests post master in bribery case

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested a Post Master posted

at Post office Bargaon in Uttar Pradesh for allegedly accepting bribe from a Complainant.

A case was registered on the basis of a complaint against the accused that he was allegedly demanding bribe of Rs 10,000 for releasing the matured NSCs of Rs 50,000 purchased by complainant’s mother from the Post office, CBI said in a statement on Tuesday.

It was alleged that the bribe was enhanced by the accused to Rs 12,500 for settling the claim of

the nominees during the verification, it said.

CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red handed on Monday while allegedly accepting bribe of

Rs. 12,500 from the Complainant.

Searches were conducted at the premises of accused which led to recovery of cash of Rs 7 lakh besides a number of incriminating documents, it added.

The accused was produced before the Court and was remanded to Judicial Custody till July 20.

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