Pune, 24th May 2021:The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested an accused, Sanjay Sanap, a private person, while demanding and accepting Rs 30,000 as a bribe from the complainant.

A case was registered against the accused and other unknown public servants. It was alleged that the complainant was allotted Govt. accommodation at CGS Colony, Ghatkopar(W), Mumbai in the year 2014. It was further alleged that in October 2019, the said quarter was found to be sublet. A penalty/recovery of Rs 1,82, 604 (approx) was imposed on him.

Sanap allegedly demanded Rs 30,000 as a bribe from the complainant to influence an unknown official of Estate Manager, Mumbai and get the penalty/recovery amount reduced to an amount within Rs 40,000. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 30,000. The role of the public servant is being looked into.

Searches were conducted at the residential premises of the accused in which incriminating documents were recovered.

The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court and was in police custody till 24.05.2021. Today, he was produced before the Competent Court and remanded to Judicial Custody.