CBI arrests its officer Devendra Kumar in Bribery case


New Delhi, Oct 22: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Monday arrested its Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar over the bribery case involving its Special Director and second-in-command Rakesh Asthana.

Devendra Kumar holds a post of Deputy SP in the Special Investigation Team of probe agency’s Delhi unit.

This comes a day after, the CBI announced that it is filing the case against Asthana for allegedly accepting a bribe to settle a case of meat exporter Moin Qureshi, who is facing multiple cases of money laundering and corruption.

The officer was heading the Special Investigation Team (SIT) that was probing Qureshi’s case.

The probe agency has also registered a case against others under sections pertaining to Prevention of Corruption Act.


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