CBI arrests J&K Grameen Bank official in bribery case

CBI arrests J&K Grameen Bank official in bribery case
The probe agency said that it has arrested one Jatinder Kumar, and Kathua, Parliwand Grameen bank Branch Head Sanjay Kumar Sharma.File/ GK

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested two persons including an official of J&K Grameen Bank for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 20,000 to sanction a house loan.

The probe agency said that it has arrested one Jatinder Kumar, and Kathua, Parliwand Grameen bank Branch Head Sanjay Kumar Sharma.

They received a complaint that the bank official has demanded a bribe of Rs 50,000 through Jatinder for processing and sanction of housing loan of Rs 20 lakh of the complainant's father.

The CBI laid a trap and caught Jatinder while demanding and accepting the bribe of Rs 20,000 --part payment of the total bribe.

Searches are being conducted at the premises of both the accused at Kathua (J&K), the probe agency stated.

The arrested accused will be produced before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jammu.

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