Continuing its crackdown against corrupt practices, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken into custody six people including Sports Authority of India (SAI) director and three officials for their alleged indulgence in corruption.
The arrests were made during searches at SAI office in New Delhi yesterday. There were complaints against few officers and staff for accepting bribes for work approval.
Reacting to the development, Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said, the government is committed to ensure corruption-free India.
In a video posted on his Twitter handle, the minister said when the government found corrupt practices by few officers in the SAI, it had given information to relevant agencies, who arrested them. He said the Centre will continue to have zero tolerance approach towards corruption.