CBI books ESIC official on bribery charges
The official took a bribe for waiving penalty for delayed PF payment.business Updated: Nov 01, 2017 17:45 IST
A senior official of the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) office here has been booked for allegedly taking bribe from a representative of a private college for waiving penalty for delayed PF payment.
A case was registered against the official on charges of accepting a bribe of Rs 15,000 to waive the penalty of Rs 4 lakh on the provident fund dues of Rs 7 lakhs payable by the college, officials said on Wednesday.
Acting on a tip-off, the anti-corruption branch of CBI raided the sub-regional office here late last night and seized the cash, officials said.
Further investigation is on.
First Published: Nov 01, 2017 17:45 IST