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Delhi court extends custody of middleman in bribery case against CBI special director Rakesh Asthana

Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann allowed the plea of the agency after it sought custodial interrogation of middleman Prasad.

Published: 25th October 2018 05:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th October 2018 05:50 PM   |  A+A-

Image of CBI Headquarters for representational purpose (File photo | PTI)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court on Thursday extended by five days the CBI custody of Manoj Prasad, arrested in connection with bribery allegations involving the agency's Special Director Rakesh Asthana.

Special CBI judge Santosh Snehi Mann allowed the plea of the agency after it sought custodial interrogation of middleman Prasad.

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The CBI had registered an FIR against Asthana and his Deputy Superintendent of Police Devender Kumar lodged on a written complaint of businessman Sathish Sana.

Besides Asthana and Kumar, middlemen Prasad and Somesh Prasad have also been named as accused in the case.



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