The Central Bureau of Investigation on Monday detained a medical sailor on bribery charges at the Indian Naval Hospital Station (Ashwini Hospital) in Mumbai’s Colaba, news agency ANI reported. The arrested suspect has been identified as Sanju, H Aralikatti, a sailor of the Indian Navy. A complaint was filed against a sailor, Indian Naval Hospital Station (Ashmini Hospital), Colaba, Mumbai and several unidentified public servants. It was claimed that the accused demanded undue favors in exchange for positive medical reports in the medical examination of the candidates.
INHS Ashwini Hospital was hosting the medical assessment for the defense applicants who had completed the written and physical tests.
It was further claimed that the accused requested exorbitant profits of Rs 30,000 and instructed the complainant to transfer the bribe through UPI using his phone number.
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“It was alleged that the accused was demanding undue favors for obtaining positive medical reports in the medical examination of the candidates and demanded Rs 30,000 in return. Searches were conducted at the premises of the accused, which led to the recovery of several incriminating Documents were recovered.” “Medical examination of Army candidates,” the investigating agency said in a statement.
The CBI has arrested a medical sailor of the Indian Naval Hospital Station (Ashwini Hospital), Colaba, Mumbai on bribery charges. It was alleged that the accused was demanding undue favors to obtain positive medical reports in the medical examination of the candidates and…
– ANI (@ANI) 21 November 2023
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A search was conducted at the residence of the accused, resulting in the recovery of various damaging documents relating to the medical examination of the defence.
The alleged suspect was brought to the appropriate court and kept in police custody until 22 November.