Customs Official Held For Taking Bribe at Bengaluru Airport

The CBI late Tuesday arrested customs superintendent at the Kempegowda International Airport on the city\'s outskirts for demanding and accepting Rs.2.5 lakh as bribe from a complainant

Published: 09th September 2015 11:23 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th September 2015 11:23 AM   |  A+A-

By IANS

BANGALORE: The CBI late Tuesday arrested customs superintendant S.H.Lingaraju at the Kempegowda International Airport on the city's outskirts for demanding and accepting Rs.2.5 lakh as bribe from a complainant, an official said on Wednesday.

"The accused was nabbed at the airport under relevant sections of t he Prevention of Corruption Act for asking bribe to clear a cargo of silk scarf from Malaysia," a CBI spokesperson told IANS.

A local court granted remanded the accused to three-day's police custody.

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