SUPERINTENDENT OF SERVICE TAX SENTENCED IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 31.08.2012

            The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Bangalore, Shri M.S. Biradar, has convicted M.A.Raghuraman, the then Superintendent of Service Tax, Commissionerate of Service Tax, Bangalore to undergo 1 ½ years simple Imprisonment with fine of Rs.10,000/- in a bribery case.

 

            The CBI had filed a charge sheet against M.A.Raghuraman, the then Superintendent of Service Tax, Commissionerate of Service Tax, Bangalore U/s 7 and Sec. 13(2)r/w 13(1) (d) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988. The allegations as per the charge sheet were that M.A.Raghuraman Shah was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 12000/- from Bangalore-based complainant for showing him official favour.

 

            The charge sheet in this case was filed on 13.12.2011 and the trial was completed within 9 months. The entire process from the date of registration and pronouncing judgement was over within one year.

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