Mumbai: A special court on Wednesday remanded the chief Post Master General of Maharashtra and Goa, Manjit Singh Bali, arrested for allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs.2 crore, in judicial custody till March 15.

Bali and alleged middlemen -- the father- son duo of Arun Dalmiya and Harsh-- were arrested by the CBI on February 25 for allegedly accepting the bribe for issuing a ‘No Objection Certificate' (NOC) for the construction of a post office in neighbouring Thane district.

The CBI on Wednesday sought further custody of the trio to ascertain if there are more persons involved in the “conspiracy“.

“We recovered foreign currency to the tune of Rs.12 lakh from Bali's residence ,” the CBI stated in its remand application.- PTI