CBI arrests four for offering Rajya Sabha seats for Rs 100 cr in multi-state racket

New Delhi, 25/7: The CBI has unearthed a racket of at least five men, including one presently staying in Karnataka’s Belgaum, allegedly involved in cheating people by offering Rajya Sabha seats for Rs 100 crore.

The agency has claimed that the racket was attempting to cheat people by “falsely assuring” them Rajya Sabha seats, Governorship, appointment as Chairman in different government-run organisations under the Union Government against payment.


The CBI said four of the five accused have been arrested during searches conducted by the investigating team. One of them fled from the scene after assaulting investigators, prompting the CBI to register a case with local police

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