INCOME TAX OFFICER AND HIS WIFE SENTENCED IN A DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS CASE.

Press Release
New Delhi , 01-11-2011

The Special Judge for CBI cases, Delhi has sentenced Sh. Pramod Kumar Jain, the then Income Tax Inspector working in the Directorate of Income Tax(Exemption), Laxmi Nagar, District Centre, Delhi to undergo four years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs.Four lakh and his wife Smt. Asha Rani Jain to undergo two years rigorous imprisonment with a fine of Rs.Two lakh in a disproportionate assets case. The Court has also ordered forfeiture of disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.1,04,45,122/- to the State.

CBI had registered the Case on 12.06.2007 against Pramod Kumar Jain, Income Tax Inspector and his wife Smt. Asha Rani Jain under section 13(1) (e) of PC Act, 1988. It was alleged in the FIR that both the accused persons had acquired assets disproportionate to their known sources of income to the tune of Rs.1,04,45,122/-Later on, he was promoted as Income Tax Officer (through CAT case) and transferred to the office of DCIT(HQ), Income Tax.

After thorough investigation, CBI filed charge sheet against both the accused persons on 30.09.09 in the Designated Court at Delhi U/s 13 (2) r/w 13 (1) (e) of PC Act,1988. The Special Judge, Delhi held both the accused persons guilty of charges for having assets beyond the known sources of income and recently convicted them.

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