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CBI Arrests Senior Judge in Bribery Case

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a senior judge of Tis Hazari court while she allegedly accepting a bribe of Rs 4 lakh from a lawyer.

CBI sources said Rachna Tiwari Lakhanpal, Civil Judge, Tis Hazari court was arrested while allegedly accepting the bribe from an advocate, who was appointed as local commissioner by her in a case she was adjudicating.

Sources said it is alleged that Rs 4 lakh was the first installment of total demand of Rs 20 lakh demanded by her.
The sources said she was to be presented before competent court on Thursday.

PTI

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