CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF SERVICE TAX COMMISSIONERATE FOR ACCEPTING A BRIBE OF RS.1.50 LAKH
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent of Service Tax Commissionerate, Nehru Place, New Delhi for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.1,50,000/- from the complainant.
A case was registered U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegations that the Superintendent of Service Tax Commissionerate, Nehru Place, New Delhi was demanding a bribe of Rs.2,50,000/- from the complainant for not raising a demand for service tax liability in respect of his tour & travel company. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while accepting the bribe of Rs.1,50,000/- from the complainant. Searches were conducted at the office & residential premises of the accused which led to recovery of FDRs of Rs.35 lakh(approx) and documents of immovable properties at Dwarka & Rajendra Place, Delhi.
The arrested accused is being produced today before the Special Judge, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi.
CBI Press Release- New Delhi , 19.04.2016