CBI recovers Rs 10 lakh cash from drain outside Rail Board official’s house

Source:  www.firstpost.com

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has recovered Rs 10 lakh from a drain near the house of arrested Railway Board official which were allegedly flushed by his relatives at the time of raids carried out by the agency recently.

The sources said when the CBI team reached the residence of Ravi Mohan Sharma, arrested on October 22 while allegedly accepting bribe of Rs 5 lakh, relatives sensed trouble and flushed money bundles in the drain before they were stopped by the officials.

CBI sources said team of agency officials in toe with labourers are still at Verma’s residence looking for cash in the sewage drain.

The sources said so far about Rs 10 lakh have been recovered from the drain even as the search continues. According to CBI sources, the arrest is the second biggest after Railway Board member Mahesh Kumar, who was arrested for allegedly giving bribe of Rs 90 lakh to get a lucrative post. More info

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