Food inspector caught taking Rs 1.5L bribe

CHANDIGARH: CBI sleuths today arrested a Haryana District Food and Supply Inspector while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.50 lakh in Sector 7.

Food inspector caught taking Rs 1.5L bribe

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Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, November 21

CBI sleuths today arrested a Haryana District Food and Supply Inspector while allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 1.50 lakh in Sector 7. The suspect has been identified as Rajesh Bansal.

Sources said Bansal took bribe from an Ambala-based transporter for changing the allotment of a godown from Rewari to Kurukshetra. Bansal is posted at the Directorate of Food, Supplies and Consumer Affairs in Sector 17.

A team of CBI sleuths also carried out a search at the house of the inspector in Sector 15, Panchkula. The search continued till late in the evening. The sources said Bansal had demanded a bribe of Rs 2.50 lakh and Rs 1.50 lakh was the first instalment.

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