Mumbai: Mumbai Anti-Corruption Bureau of CBI
has registered a record number of trap cases in the year 2009,
far ahead of all other zones in the country, CBI officials
on Tuesday said.
"We have recorded 48 trap cases last year. The Mumbai
Anti-Corruption Bureau of the CBI has exceeded all the targets
set for the year," Rishiraj Singh, Director (Western Region)
told reporters here.
These include the arrests of Sarabjot Singh, son of
Chairman of Schedule Castes Panel Buta Singh, Additional
Commissioner of Income Tax Kesh Kamat, Assistant Commissioner
of Income Tax Rajkumar Bhatia and RPF officials, he said.
"Cases were registered against officers of other
departments like National Co-operative Consumers` Federation,
which looks after the tribal welfare scheme, MTNL and FCI,"
A target of 28 cases was set for Mumbai in 2009 but the
bureau has registered 52 cases, he said.
The Pune unit of the bureau, which was opened in January
last year, registered seven trap cases against Army officials
there, Rishiraj said.