CBI ARRESTS AN INCOME TAX OFFICER IN A BRIBERY CASE

Press Release
New Delhi , 26.02.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax officer for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the Complainant.

 

            A case was registered against one Income Tax Officer working under Director of Income Tax (Exemption), Ahmedabad for demand of Rs.10,000/- as bribe from the complainant for obtaining tax exemption certificate U/s 11 & 80-G of the Income Tax Act for the donors giving donations to a Private Trust. The CBI laid a trap and the Income Tax Officer was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.10,000/- from the complainant at Ahmedabad.

 

            Searches were conducted at the office & residential premises of the accused. A cash of Rs.8 lacs; property documents showing investments made by him & his family members and incriminating documents were recovered.

 

            The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI Cases and remanded to Police custody up to 26.02.2013.

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