CBI arrests OSD to Deputy CM Manish Sisodia of Delhi on bribery charges

NEW DELHI: The CBI arrested an official from the Delhi government on Thursday, understood as the Deputy Minister's Special Service Officer (OSD) in an alleged bribe case of Rs 2 lakh, authorities said.

Gopal Krishna Madhav was arrested in a night operation for allegedly receiving a bribe of more than Rs 2 lakh in a GST-related matter, they said.

Madhav was immediately taken to the CBI headquarters for questioning, officials said.

It was published in the Sisodia office in 2015, they said.

The arrest comes two days before the crucial election of the Delhi assembly.