CBI files chargesheet against Custom officials and others in a bribery case

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 4 (ANI): The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed charge-sheet against Deputy Commissioner Customs Mukesh Meena and six others in a case pertaining to demand of Rs 50 lakh from the complainant for managing the clearance of a consignment.

Others named in charge-sheet are Manish Kumar and Akshat Rathore who custom officials and Dattatray Sonavan, Deepak Kumar Singh, Nilesh Singh, and Mohammed Gose Karim.

CBI had registered a case in April 2018 against Meena and others.

Allegations are that custom officials connived with private individuals and demanded Rs 50 lakh from the complainant for managing the clearance of a consignment which was illegally stopped by accused custom officials (ANI)