CBI has registered a case against confectionery giant Mondelez, the maker of Cadbury chocolates, to probe allegations of bribing public servants to evade Rs 580 crore in excise duty, a top official said today.
The probe has been initiated on the recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission that did the groundwork, said chief of the anti-corruption watchdog K V Chowdary.
"Registration of case has happened after the Commission has supplied more information to them. We did some initial investigation. We got a lot of documents that we made available (to them)," Chowdary told
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