Rajasthan ACB arrests ED officer in Jaipurtext_fields
Jaipur: An Enforcement Directorate (ED) officer stationed in Manipur's Imphal and an associate in Jaipur were arrested by Rajasthan's Anti-Corruption Bureau on November 2 for allegedly accepting a ₹15 lakh bribe, according to officials.
The accused official was allegedly asking for ₹17 lakh as payment in lieu of settling the case against the complainant in the chit fund case.
According to a statement of the Bureau, those arrested are Naval Kishore Meena, Enforcement Officer of the ED in Imphal and his local associate Babulal Meena.
The complainant informed the Bureau that a bribe amount of ₹17 lakh was allegedly demanded by Naval Kishore Meena to settle the case registered against him in the office of the ED in Imphal.
After verifying the complaint, the ACB team arrested the two for allegedly taking a bribe amount of ₹15 lakh.
Naval Kishore is a resident of Vimalpura village of Bassi of Jaipur district, while his associate Babulal is working as a Junior Assistant in the Sub Registrar Office of Mundawar in the newly formed Kotpulti-Behror district.
With PTI inputs