The CBI has arrested a Member Secretary of the Chandigarh Pollution Control Committee on charges of accepting bribe, an official said on Tuesday.

Birendra Choudhary was arrested on Monday for demanding and taking Rs 1 lakh for not taking any adverse action against a person, the official said. 

He is to be produced before a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court in Chandigarh on Tuesday. The agency on Tuesday also searched his premises. 

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