Central Bureau of Investigation arrested Indian Railways Engineering Services senior official Mahender Singh Chauhan who was posted at NFR's Assam headquarters on January 17. The 1985-batch official was allegedly caught by the CBI for accepting Rs 1 crore bribe for favouring to grant contracts Northeast Frontier Railway projects. Recovering the bribe money from Chauhan, the CBI launched a raid at 20 locations in five states including Delhi,… read-more
A team of five specialist doctors from AIIMS, along with CBI officers, reached Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district on January 14 to investigate in the child pornography case. The team has examined around 25 children who were allegedly sexually exploited by an Irrigation department engineer. Reportedly, the CBI has arrested the junior engineer, Ram Bhawan, for sexually exploiting over 50 children in Chitrakoot, Banda and Hamirpur districts and… read-more
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In a stringent move, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked some of its officials for allegedly taking regular bribe from companies accused in bank fraud. Moreover, the investigating agency is conducting raids against its officers at five locations in the above-mentioned corruption case. An anonymous official said that the officers were misusing their position and receiving payments from the accused companies that were probed by… read-more
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Public broadcaster BBC on January 11 released a docuseries titled 'Death In Bollywood' investigating the suspicious death of Bollywood actress Jiah Khan. The three-part series was released over the three days and is currently available only in the UK. Reportedly, the Ghajini, Housefull and Nishabd-starrer actress' death was declared suicide by the Mumbai Police and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) after she was found dead in her… read-more
For allegedly selling child porn, the CBI on January 10 arrested an engineer from UP’s Sonbhadra district. The accused, Neeraj Yadav, used to advertise the objectionable material on Instagram and after receiving payments digitally, he used to share it on messaging apps. Neeraj revealed that he started this after losing job during the pandemic. Besides, the CBI has also booked his Delhi-based friend Kuljeet Singh Makan under the POCSO Act.
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AIADMK has sacked the student’s wing leader K Arunanandham on January 6, citing his arrest under sexual assault case. The party released a statement instructing the members not to have any connection with Arunanandham. The CBI arrested the former leader including two others, identified as Herine Paul and Babu aka. All the three accused have been sent to judicial custody for 14 days, said the police.
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Citing evidences, the CBI has sought the Supreme Court’s permission to charge West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee and her government over links with key accused of Saradha chit fund scam. The CBI contempt plea, filed on December 23, has accused the state government of "wilful non-cooperation" with the investigation and attempts to "scuttle" the probe. The plea stated that CM Banerjee shared a "good relationship" with Saradha Group promoter Shri… read-more
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The CBI has filed a charge-sheet against the National Defence Academy (Khadakwasla) Principal for promising false claims in his application to the UPSC. Om Prakash Shukla had made false claims regarding his teaching and research experience against his appointment as professor in 2007-08. He was appointed as NDA Principal in 2011. In 2018, CBI arrested him after recovering incriminating documents and filed a charge-sheet in a special court in… read-more
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A Kashmiri man has been arrested by the CBI for operating a child sex racket with his US-based wife. The couple - Niyaz Ahmed Mir and Tamara Stanley - has been charged by the CBI for targeting minors in the US and uploading their pornographic videos for monetary gains. Raiding Mir’s house, the CBI has seized laptops, mobiles, and hand-scribbled notes. Earlier in June, Tamara was arrested by US authorities.
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After receiving a complaint from Canara Bank, CBI has booked three members of the Unitech Group for an alleged fund embezzlement. The Unitech Group members - MD Sanjay Chandra, his father Ramesh Chandra and brother Ajay Chandra - are accused of cheating the bank of Rs 198 crore. The FIR read that the company was granted credit on properties, which were sold without informing the bank. However, Sanjay has been granted interim bail.
Courtesy: The Times of India