CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST AN INSPECTOR OF CENTRAL EXCISE FOR POSSESSION OF ALLEGED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against an Inspector working in Directorate General of Central Excise (Intelligence), Dehradun U/s 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 for possession of alleged disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs. 54.55 lakh (approx).

It was alleged that the accused while working at different places from 01.01.2005 to 19.02.2016, had acquired assets (movable & immovable) in his name & in the name of his family members which were disproportionate to his known sources of income to the tune of Rs 54.55 lakh (approx).

The official was earlier arrested in a bribery case of Rs.10 lakh along with three other officers of Central Excise. During search, cash amount of Rs.9.5 lakh (approx), jewellery worth Rs.11.41 lakh(approx) and incriminating documents pertaining to acquisition of assets in his name and in the name of his family members were recovered from his house and bank locker.

Further investigation is continuing.

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