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CBI arrests former Cong spokesperson for taking Rs 50 lakh bribe in Madhya Pradesh

BHOPAL: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday arrested a senior lawyer and former Congress spokesperson Vineet Godha while accepting a bribe of Rs 50 lakh on behalf of his brother-in-law who is chairman and managing director of Syndicate Bank Sudhir Kumar Jain.

The allegation pertains to Jain asking for a bribe to extend credit facilities to certain companies. The agency also raided 20 places in four cities, Bangalore, Bhopal, Mumbai and Delhi. It has recovered a bribe amount of Rs 50 lakh.

Searches, so far, have led to recovery of several asset papers and incriminating documents. The agency said further investigation is on.‎

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