206 Corruption cases filed against Central govt employees: MHA

New Delhi: As many as 206 corruption cases have been filed against central government employees between January and November last in the year 2018 said Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Giving statistics on the total number of cases registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) till November last year, the minister said only 45 charge sheets have been filed so far, News18 reported.

Similarly, there were around 338 such cases registered in 2017, against 400 cases in 2016 and 441 in 2015 while the charge sheets were filed in 168 cases in 2017, 272 in 2016 and 361 in 2015, the written reply stated.

Replying to another question on the prosecution, Singh said the central government has granted sanction for prosecution against 17 IAS officers in 23 cases since January 2015.

The Personnel Ministry deals with corruption cases involving Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officers.

“Also, as per information received from the Ministry of Home Affairs, sanction for prosecution has been granted to prosecute three Indian Police Service (IPS) officers during last three years (2015 to 2017),” Singh said.

As per the information received from the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, 16 cases of corruption against Indian Forest Service (IFS) officers were noticed and sanction for prosecution was granted in four cases during the last three years, the minister said.