CBI raids at food corporation of India officials premises in Bhopal unearth rs 3 crore & other assets

Last Updated: Saturday, 29 May 2021 (16:41 IST)
Bhopal:Approximately Rs 3 crore, a currency-counting machine, documents pertaining to financial dealings, other crucial papers and assets were appropriated on Saturday during Central Bureau of Investigation searches on the premises of four officials posted in the Madhya Pradesh capital and arrested on Friday while accepting an inducement of Rs 1 lakh; sources at the federal inquiry agency said.
Harish Hinoniya, Arun Shrivastav, Mohan Parte and Kishor Meena were taking the bribe from individuals associated with a security agency. Until afternoon, the action also unearthed 387 g gold and 670 g silver ornaments. The seized documents contain the names of numerous individuals, dates and amounts. A diary having similar details was also found. The raids followed a complaint that the Divisional Office’s Manager (Accounts) was demanding Rs 1.5 lakh for clearing dues.(UNI)