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CBI arrests senior Airports Authority of India officer for taking bribe

The CBI nabbed the officer receiving ₹2 lakh as bribe

The CBI has arrested an executive director in the Airports Authority of India for allegedly demanding a bribe from the owner of an airports ground handling company, officials said on Wednesday.

Ravichandran, Executive Director (Finance), had allegedly demanded a bribe of ₹4 lakh for each allotted tenders to the company for ‘D’ category airports, they said. The company owner did not want to pay the bribe. He approached the CBI with a complaint against the officer, they said.

Based on his inputs, the CBI laid a trap on Wednesday morning when the alleged bribe was to be paid to Ravichandran. The CBI nabbed the officer receiving ₹2 lakh as bribe, they said.

Searches were carried out and incriminating documents were recovered from him, they said.

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