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CBI Books Several of Its Own Officers For Corruption, Misuse of Official Position

The agency is tight-lipped about the embarrassing case in which its own officials who are probing companies accused of bank fraud allegedly took bribes.

New Delhi: The CBI has booked several of its officers in a case of alleged misuse of official position and corruption in favouring companies accused of bank fraud, and started a search operation on Thursday morning, officials said.

The Central Bureau of Investigation is tight-lipped about the embarrassing case in which its own officials who are probing companies accused of bank fraud allegedly took bribes.

The search operation is believed to have spread across at least five locations, the officials said.

It is understood that some of these officers were allegedly receiving regular payments from the accused companies, they said.