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CBI arrests senior judge at Tis Hazari court on bribery charges

News Agencies | Updated on: 11 February 2017, 5:46 IST

On 28 September, Rachna Tiwari, a senior judge of Delhi's Tis Hazari court was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation on allegations accepting a bribe of Rs 4 lakh from a lawyer.

CBI sources said Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal, Civil Judge, Tis Hazari court, was arrested while allegedly accepting the bribe from an advocate, who was appointed as local commissioner by her in a case she was adjudicating.

They said it is alleged that Rs four lakh was the first instalment of the total demand of Rs 20 lakh from her.

Sources said she will be presented before competent court today.

--PTI

First published: 29 September 2016, 3:48 IST
 
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