Three liquor smugglers held, red-beacon car seized

New Delhi , June 24

VVIPs and VIPs in India may have removed red beacons from their official vehicles, but three criminals used the once-coveted status symbol to facilitate their criminal activities: They used a red beacon atop their car to smuggle countrymade liquor. However, they were arrested on Saturday, police said.

CBI arrests ex-ED official in bribery case

Lucknow , June 24

The CBI on Saturday arrested a senior officer, earlier working with the ED on deputation, on the charge of demanding Rs 50 lakh in bribe from an accused in the multi-crore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam, an official said.