CBI arrests EPFO Officer

epfCBI arrested an Enforcement Officer of Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation while he was allegedly taking bribe of Rs. 10 lakh for settlement of the employee provident fund.

CBI sources said Devidas Vasantrao Shindikar, Enforcement Officer, posted at Nasik, allegedly demanded and accepted Rs 10 lakh from a doctor promising him to reduce the EPF assessment for the hospital.

After getting complaint, CBI sleuths laid down a trap and nabbed Shindikar while he was accepting bribe from the doctor.

CBI sources said a team of Anti-Corruption unit of Mumbai trapped Shindikar and an FIR has been registered naming him as prime accused.