CBI officer investigating coal scam arrersted for accepting Rs 7 lakh bribe

May 18, 2013, 09:28 IST | Agencies

Two officers of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), including one reportedly investigating the coal scam, were arrested here while taking a bribe of Rs.7 lakh for settling down a land dispute, an officer said Friday.

Superintendent of Police Vivek Dutt and Inspector Rajesh Karnatak were arrested by the internal vigilance unit of CBI from Lodhi Colony area in south Delhi.

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"Dutt was taking bribe of Rs.7 lakh for settling down a land dispute related to the Delhi Police. He was accompanied by the inspector," an agency official said.

Further investigations are on.

Dutt was said to be an investigating officer in the coal scam.

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