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CBI arrests Tamil Nadu Advocate General Arun Goyal in bribery case

PTI
Published Mar 24, 2018, 10:37 am IST
Updated Mar 24, 2018, 10:37 am IST
It is alleged that Goyal had demanded Rs 5 lakh from PWD officer Shivalingam to post him as divisional accountant.
CBI also arrested Goyal's Senior Accounts Officer Gajendran in connection with the case. (Representational Image)
 CBI also arrested Goyal's Senior Accounts Officer Gajendran in connection with the case. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: The CBI on Friday arrested Tamil Nadu's Advocate General Arun Goyal in an alleged bribery case, official said.

The agency also arrested Goyal's Senior Accounts Officer Gajendran in connection with the case, they said.

 

It is alleged that Goyal had demanded Rs 5 lakh from PWD officer Shivalingam to post him as divisional accountant, they said.

Shivalingam, along with middleman L Raja, allegedly handed over the bribe amount to Gajendran.

A CBI team recovered a part of the bribe amount from Gajendran during a search, they said.

During questioning, Gajendran told the CBI that he gave the remaining amount to Goyal, who was also taken into custody, they said.

The officials said Shivalingam and Raja were also arrested in the case.

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