Ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana given a clean chit in bribery case.

On Saturday, a CBI Court took cognizance of the CBI’s chargesheet in a bribery case in which the agency’s Ex-Special Director Rakesh Asthana was given a clean chit. “There is no sufficient ground to proceed against Rakesh Asthana & DSP Devender Kumar. We will see if anything comes in future investigation being conducted by the CBI,” […]

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SBI fraud: 8 bank officials including Ashwin Mehta acquitted

A Mumbai court has acquitted nine people, including Ashwin Mehta, brother of 1992 securities scam kingpin Harshad Mehta, in a case of duping the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of Rs 105 crore. Justice Shalini Phansalkar Joshi, who presides over the special court set up for cases related to the 1992 securities […]

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4 years jail to IT official in Rs 2 lakh bribe case

Mumbai: A special court here today convicted an Income Tax official for demanding a bribe of Rs 2 lakh from a tax assessee in 2011 and sentenced him to four years rigorous imprisonment. Daya Shankar, then Income Tax Commissioner (Appeal), was found guilty under the Prevention of Corruption Act by special judge M G Deshpande. He was […]

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No bribe charge made out against sacked cop: Court

A special court today declined to take up a case against a sacked policeman, accused of hitting a woman with a brick in 2015 after she refused to bribe him, saying no offence of demanding illegal gratification was made out against him. Special Judge Hemani Malhotra said the evidence prima facie showed that no offence […]

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Bribery case: Alleged middleman moves court for bail

An alleged middleman has moved a Delhi court seeking bail in a bribery case involving suspended top official in the Chhattisgarh government B L Agrawal. In his plea before special judge Virender Kumar Goyal, the accused, Bhagwan Singh, who is currently in judicial custody, claimed that the probe was already complete and there was no […]

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Delhi Court holds AAP MLA can’t be charged

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A Delhi court has dismissed a corruption complaint against an AAP MLA, saying though it had prima facie found that he had breached the cap for poll expenses during 2013 Assembly election, he cannot be charged under Prevention of Corruption Act as he was not a public servant at that time. “I have gone through […]

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Chhota Rajan passport case: 3 ex-officials get bail

Chhota Rajan passport case

A special court today granted bail to three retired public servants, chargesheeted along with underworld don Chhota Rajan in an alleged fake passport case, after they appeared before it in pursuance to the summmons issued to them. Special CBI Judge Vinod Kumar gave the relief to retired passport officers — Jay Shree Rahate, Deepak Natvarlal […]

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Two judges held in corruption case

Two judges of the lower judiciary in Gujarat, who were suspended last month on charges of taking money to settle cases during their posting in Vapi court in 2014, have been arrested by the vigilance cell of the Gujarat High Court under the Prevention of Corruption Act. Both the judges of the rank of Judicial […]

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HC quashes FIR against CBI lawyer in bribery case

Rapping the CBI for arresting its own counsel in a bribery case without an iota of evidence, the Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR lodged against the lawyer for criminal conspiracy and corruption. On March 6, 2012, the CBI’s Anti-Corruption Bureau had arrested Mandar Goswami, when he was the agency’s counsel, along with former […]

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HC quashes FIR against CBI lawyer in bribery case

Rapping the CBI for arresting its own counsel in a bribery case without an iota of evidence, the Bombay High Court has quashed the FIR lodged against the lawyer for criminal conspiracy and corruption. On March 6, 2012, the CBI’s Anti-Corruption Bureau had arrested Mandar Goswami, when he was the agency’s counsel, along with former […]

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