New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has booked its very own official for purportedly blackmailing Rs 5 crore from a Gujarat-based businessperson by compromising him with activity from the Enforcement Directorate (ED) and the Income Tax division, authorities said Friday.
The FIR comes after a primer enquiry done by the organization investigating the charges, they said.
In the FIR it is claimed that Sunil Nair, at that point posted as a controller in Gandhinagar, went into a criminal intrigue with one Kirit Madhubhai Paladia in February a year ago to blackmail cash from agent Shailesh Bhatt, they said.
Nair called Bhatt at the CBI’s Gandhinagar office February 5, 2018, and supposedly undermined him with ED and I-T activity for ‘acquiring dark cash’ utilizing bitcoin, the organization said.
Nair, presently posted in Shillong, supposedly requested Rs 10 crore to stay quiet on the supposed dark cash issue which was brought down to Rs 5 crore during exchanges, the authorities educated.
Throughout the following not many days, Nair continued making requests for the installment now and again utilizing landline telephone of the CBI office, the FIR claimed. Afterward, Bhatt made the installment in two tranches of Rs 4 crore and Rs 60 lakh, it guaranteed.
It said neither Bhatt was tested regardless relating to bitcoin nor Bhatt was a needed blamed, observe or presume, regardless.