Senior DRI official held on graft charges

Chennai: CBI today arrested a senior Directorate of Revenue Intelligence official here for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs two lakh and an ipad.

C Rajan, DRI Additional Director General, was allegedly caught while accepting the bribe which he had demanded from a businessman to defreeze his account which was frozen two years ago and not book him under Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities, CBI sources said. Another person, who carried the money to the official, was also arrested, they said.