CBI Seizes Rs 1.59 Cr Cash In Passport Seva Kendra Bribery Probe In Mumbai.

July 2, 2024 4:58 PM.

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has conducted further searches on Monday (1st July 2024) at the office and residence of one more passport agent based in Mumbai.

During the searches,  1.59 Crore Rupees cash and other incriminating material documents and digital evidence have been recovered.

Earlier, CBI had registered 12 cases against 32 Officials including Passport Assistants and Sr. Passport Assistants posted at Passport Sews Kendras(PSKs) in Mumbai region.

It was alleged that these officers were in regular contact with passport facilitation agents and conspiring with them to obtain undue advantage in lieu of issuance of passports based on incomplete documents or by manipulating the personal particulars of passport applicants.