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Rs 1.11 cr seized from Customs officer`s house

CBI on Friday seized Rs 1.11 crore, including Rs 83 lakh fixed deposit bonds, during a raid at the residence of a senior Customs officer here.



Chennai: CBI on Friday seized Rs 1.11 crore,
including Rs 83 lakh fixed deposit bonds, during a raid at the
residence of a senior Customs officer here.

Rs 28.20 lakh cash, the FD bonds and documents of a house
valued at Rs 25 lakh were seized by CBI yesterday during the
search at the residence of a Deputy Commissioner of Customs, a
press release from the agency said here on Friday.

The agency said the seizures followed a case registered
by it against officials of Chennai Customs for conspiring with
a city-based private firm and others and sanctioning
fraudulent and false refund claims made by the firm and
issuing a cheque for Rs 1,19,95,259.

PTI

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