Patna: The CBI on Thursday arrested a UCO bank official for taking a bribe of Rs 15,000 from a person in Bihar's Munger district, CBI sources said.

Acting on a complaint, the CBI sleuths laid a trap and caught the UCO bank senior manager R.N. Prasad red-handed as he took the bribe amount at this office in Munger town, CBI Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) J.N. Mishra said.

The bank official had demanded the money for sanctioning subsidy of Rs five lakh as per the state government norms on a loan of Rs 17 lakh granted to one Gautam Singh, he said.

Singh had subsequently lodged a complaint with the CBI and the agency laid a trap and caught the bank official red-handed while taking the bribe, the CBI ASP said.


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