Army major nabbed accepting bribe

Mumbai, June 19 (Calcutta Tube) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Saturday nabbed an Indian Army medical officer while accepting a bribe from a recruit for certifying him medically fit.

‘We have arrested Major Dipendra Bhushan and his driver red handed. He was accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000 from a recruit,’ CBI Deputy Inspector General Pravin Salunkhe said.

‘Being a medical officer, Bhushan had a list of around 40 candidates he had to check on and give a certificate of medical fitness. He asked for a bribe of Rs.50,000 from every candidate. The complainant had agreed to pay him the amount. He then lodged a complaint after which we arrested Bhushan,’ he added.

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