CBI arrests GST Council superintendent in graft case


New Delhi: A superintendent of the newly-established GST Council has been arrested by the CBI for allegedly receiving bribe through one of his close aides.

Monish Malhotra, the superintendent, and Manas Patra, the alleged middleman, were arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday evening, as per sources.

This could be the first instance of a GST Council official being arrested by the central investigating agency.

The CBI team carried out search of the premises and arrested Malhotra and Patra along with the bribe money and some documents, sources said.

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