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ESIC Officials arrested by CBI for taking Bribe

By Saakshi S. Rawat      03 August, 2021 05:11 PM      0 Comments
ESIC Officials arrested CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation detained two employees of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Puducherry, on July 29th, Thursday in what seems like a bribery case in which the suspected officials froze the complainant's bank account and demanded a bribe to order the account to be revived.

Both ESIC employees, Social Security Officer Mohit Jha and Deputy Director Paras Gregory Khalkho, were detained. A competent court remanded them in judicial detention until August 12th, Thursday. 

On the basis of a complaint by D Joshua Ananthkumar, a lawsuit was filed against them.

It was contended that the ESIC had granted recovery notice to complainant's firm for overdue dues equivalent to Rs 8,51, 252 along with compounded interest since January, 2020, the CBI stated.

It was also claimed that in July of this year, the suspect approached the bank and requested that the account be closed. The complainant then met with the accused, who requested a payment of Rs 25,000 for himself and the Deputy Director in order to de-freeze the bank account till the case was resolved in court.

The CBI set a trap for the suspect and captured him while seeking and taking a bribe of Rs 25,000 from the complainant.

It was stated that inspections were carried out at two locations in the suspect's Puducherry home, leading to the discovery of certain papers.



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