A CBI team took charge of the senior Nationalist Congress Party leader Deshmukh from the Arthur Road Central Jail -- where he has been in judicial custody of the Special PMLA Court since over five months -- and placed him under arrest for further investigations.
Last Sunday, the Bombay High Court had set aside the Special Court order granting Deshmukh judicial custody for 14 days and sent him back to the ED custody till November 12, and now extended till November 15.
Deogarh: An Assistant Tax Collector of Deogarh Municipality, Rajendra Nayak was caught red-handed by the Vigilance officials while accepting a bribe of Rs 1700 on Thursday. As per reports, Rajendra had demanded Rs 6,400 from one Shibsankar Nayak of Ward No. 5 under the municipality area for approving his House Building Plan. However, when Shibasankar […]
Berhampur: The vigilance sleuths on Thursday arrested the Principal in-charge of Kukudahandi Plus-II Science Higher Secondary School in Ganjam district for allegedly taking Rs 15,000 bribe from an employee. The accused, M Tuna Patro was caught by the Vigilance officials while receiving the bribe from Basant Kumar Jena, who works as a physics demonstrator at […]
New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday arrested two employees of HDFC Bank in a Rs 2 lakh graft case, officials said. A CBI spokesperson in Delhi said that the agency has arrested Nitin Nikam, who worked as a Relationship Manager, and Ganesh Dhaiygude, a Rural Sales Executive, both working with HDFC […]
Bhubaneswar: The officials of Vigilance division of Bhubaneswar on Thursday arrested Balianta Tehsildar and a data entry operator on charges of accepting bribe of Rs 1.20 lakh for settling a land-related issue in Bhubaneswar. The tehsildar has been identified as Rashmi Rekha Pradhan while the data entry operator as Dhaneswar Sahoo. As per the complaint, […]
Koraput: The district police here on Thursday suspended and arrested a police Sub Inspector on charges of accepting bribe from the kin of an accident victim, Koraput SP Mukesh Kumar Bhamoo informed at a presser. According to police sources, one Debendra Tanti of Mulasura village under Ambaguda police outpost limits was killed in an accident […]
Islamabad: The Islamabad High Court on Thursday turned down former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. A two-member bench pronounced the verdict after hearing the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leader’s counsel and the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) prosecutor, Dawn newspaper reported. Sharif was sentenced in December 2018 to […]
Dhenkanal: Vigilance officials on Tuesday detained the Inspector-in-Charge (IIC) of Rasol Police Station in Dhenkanal district, on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs 50,000. According to sources, the cop Santosh Pradhan was caught while extorting the amount from a local crusher unit owner. Acting on a tip off, the Vigilance officials of Dhenkanal division […]
Deogarh: An Executive Engineer of Minor Irrigation Division in Deogarh was arrested by the Vigilance sleuths on Saturday while accepting a bribe of Rs 21,000 from a contractor. The executive engineer, identified as Rabindra Kumar Mehto, had reportedly sought Rs 21,000 bribe from a contractor Dilip Kumar Padhi for passing the latter’s pending bills. “A […]
Dhaka: Bangladesh’s former prime minister Khaleda Zia was sentenced on Monday to another seven years in jail by a court here in a corruption case. Zia, 73, who is already serving a jail term since February after being convicted in another case related embezzlement of funds of an orphanage named after her husband president Ziaur […]
Angul: Vigilance sleuths on Monday arrested Mahosmita Panda, Inspector In-charge (IIC) of NTPC police station at Kaniha of Angul district on charges of demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 10,000. Acting on a complaint filed by one Suvendu Kumar Dash of Telisingha under Kaniha police limits, the officials laid a trap and caught Panda red-handed […]
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court today sought responses from former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran, his brother and industrialist Kalanithi Maran and others on a CBI plea challenging their discharge in the Aircel-Maxis graft case. Justice I S Mehta issued the notices on the Central Bureau of Investigation’s (CBI) plea against the February 2 order […]