ED Official Caught Taking Bribe Of Rs 15 Lakh, Arrested With An Associate

Jaipur: An Enforcement Directorate (ED) official was arrested on Thursday after he was allegedly caught taking bribe of Rs 15 lakh.

The Rajasthan anti-corruption bureau (ACB) nabbed the official, identified as Naval Kishore Meena, and his associate Babulal Meena who were allegedly taking the bribe through a middleman.

According to the complainant, Naval Kishore and Babulal took the bribe in a chit fund case from Manipur. The duo was taking the bribe in return for dismissing the case, not arresting the guilty and seizing the property, a Rajasthan ACB statement said.

The initial demand was Rs 17 lakh before it was settled at Rs 15 lakh, the statement added.

After a complaint was lodged, Rajasthan ACB personnel conducted raids at several places in the state.

Naval Kishore was arrested by cops after he was trapped by the ACB in a case of disproportionate income against known source of earnings.

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