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Clerk held on charge of bribery

PUDUCHERRY: Sleuths from the Central Bureau of Investigation have arrested a lower division clerk working in the office of Joint Director-General of Foreign Trade on Bussy Street for taking a bribe of Rs 3,000. The accused, Arun, had been remanded to judicial custody, sources in the CBI said.

A trap was laid for the LDC following a complaint made by a businessman in Villianur that he had asked for a bribe to approve an application for import-export code. He was caught red-handed while accepting the amount, they said.

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