ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX SENTENCED TO UNDERGO FOUR YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH TOTAL FINE OF RS. FOUR LAKH

Press Release
New Delhi , 01.02.2012

            The Special Judge for CBI cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi has convicted Sh. H.A. Siddiqui, the then Addl. Commissioner of Income Tax Range-34, Vikas Bhawan, IP State, New Delhi in a bribery case of Rs.One Lakh and sentenced him to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with total fine of Rs.Four Lakh.

 

            A case was registered against accused H.A. Siddiqui, Addl. Commissioner, Income Tax, Range-34, Vikas Bhawan, New Delhi during April, 2003 Under Section 7 of PC Act 1988 for demanding a bribe of Rs.One Lakh from the complainant. The complainant (a Chartered Accountant) had alleged in his complaint that the accused demanded a bribe of Rs.One Lakh for clearing the case of his client which was under scrutiny with the accused.

 

            A trap was laid and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.One Lakh from the complainant.

 

            After thorough investigation, CBI filed a chargesheet against the accused in the Designated Court at New Delhi. The Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

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