New Delhi: Nearly 20 officials of the
anti-corruption agency CBI, ranging from Constable to DIG, are
facing trial on allegations of graft and disproportionate
assets against them, Rajya Sabha was informed on Thursday.
The data presented by Minister of State for Personnel,
Public Grievances and Pensions V Narayanasamy shows 33
officials of the anti-corruption agency are facing trial on
various allegations while cases against three are under
investigation. It includes three officials who have retired.
Out of those facing trial, 20 officials have charges
of demanding and accepting bribe and disproportionate assets
against them while the rest have allegations of criminal
misconduct, forgery, abuse of official position, manipulation
of service records, sending lewd messages to female
colleagues among others.
The Minister said 55 officials of the agency are
facing departmental inquiries.
The CBI maintains a list of officials with "dubious
integrity", he said.