Joint DGFT (Gujarat) kills self in CBI custody


NEW DELHI: Jawri Mal Bishnoi, a Joint Director within the Rajkot workplace of the Directorate General of Overseas Commerce, allegedly died by suicide within the CBI custody on Saturday, a day after he was arrested by the probe company on graft fees.

Bishnoi, who was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for allegedly demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs 5 lakh from a person, jumped to his demise from the fourth flooring of CBI constructing in Gujarat.

Within the current previous, two accused, together with Bishnoi, have dedicated suicide in CBI custody. Previous to this, one man had hanged himself in CBI’s custody in West Bengal’s Bogtui.

He took the acute step, simply earlier than the police had been about to take him to the court docket.

A case was lodged in opposition to Bishnoi, on the allegations of demanding undue benefit to the tune of Rs 9 lakh from the complainant.

The sufferer had instructed the CBI that he had submitted six recordsdata containing all required paperwork of periodic export of meals cans to DGFT, Rajkot to problem NOC in order to launch their Financial institution Assure of round Rs 50 lakh.

He alleged that Bishnoi demanded an quantity of Rs 5 lakhs in direction of first installment and requested the complainant to ship the remaining quantity on the time of handing over of NOC.

The CBI laid a lure and caught the accused red-handed whereas accepting undue benefit of Rs 5 lakh from the complainant.

On Friday, searches had been carried out on the workplace and residential premises of the accused, together with in Rajkot and his native place.

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