Mumbai : The CBI, which is probing the alleged bribery case involving CEO of Central Board of Film Certification Rakesh Kumar, had found 1.5 kg of gold in his locker in Vadodara in Gujarat.

It, however, did not specify if it was a bank locker or a locker at residence. “We feel this could be the tip of the iceberg and many more things could be revealed during the probe,” said a CBI officer.

The agency also found documents pertaining to five properties. “We knew that Kumar possessed these properties, but the documents were found today in the locker,” the officer told PTI.

CBI arrested Kumar on August 18 for taking bribe through an agent for clearing a regional film.

Apart from him, agent Shripati Mishra and advisory member of the censor board Sarvesh Jaiswal have been arrested in the case.

The trio will be produced before the special CBI court on Friday and the agency is likely to seek extension of their custody. –PTI

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