The Central Bureau of Intelligence (CBI) has registered 206 corruption cases against Central Government Employees between January and November 2018, said Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh in Lok Sabha on Wednesday.

Out of the total cases lodged by the CBI till November 2018, charge sheets have been filed in only 45 of them, reads the written reply of the Minister in the Lok Sabha.

In total there were 338 such corruption cases, which was registered in 2017, as against 400 in the year 2016 and 441 in the year 2015. The charge sheets were lodged in 168 cases in the year 2017, 272 in the year 2016, and 361 in the year 2015 said the reply.

In another response, Mr. Singh said that the central government has permitted sanction for prosecution against 17 IAS officers in 23 corruption cases since January 2015.

The Personnel Ministry has a deal with the corruption cases, which involves IAS (Indian Administrative Service) 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),” added Mr. Singh.

As per the information received from the Ministry of Environment, Climate Change and Forest, 16 corruption cases against IFS officials were noticed as well as a sanction for prosecution was granted in four cases over the period of last three years, claims the Minister.

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