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BSF commandant arrested for carrying Rs 47 lakh in cash in Kerala

CBI arrested BSF commandant, Jibu D Mathew, following a tip off about an alleged corruption case.

india Updated: Jan 31, 2018 17:24 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
BSF commandant,BSF,Border Security Forces
The Central Bureau of Investigation jointly serves as a national security agency and intelligence agency. (AFP Photo)

The CBI has arrested a BSF commandant in Kerala’s Alappuzha for allegedly carrying Rs 47 lakh in cash.

Jibu D Mathew, Commandant of the BSF’s 83rd battalion, deployed on Indo-Bangla border in West Bengal, was nabbed when deboarded the Shalimar Express train at Alappuzha, CBI sources said.

They said the arrest was following a tip off about an alleged corruption case.

The sources, however, remained tight lipped about the case as the investigation is still going on.

They said the agency is looking into the source of cash.

First Published: Jan 31, 2018 17:17 IST