In a recent development, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has taken decisive action by apprehending a Chartered Accountant (CA) who stands accused of demanding and accepting a bribe amounting to Rs. 50,000. This incident has raised significant concerns and once again highlights the importance of combating corruption within various sectors.
The apprehension of the Chartered Accountant for accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000 underscores the unwavering commitment of investigative agencies like the CBI to combat corruption and uphold the rule of law. Such actions serve as a stark reminder that corruption will not be tolerated, regardless of the perpetrator’s affiliations or position.
This case also highlights the importance of individuals and organizations remaining vigilant against corrupt practices and reporting them promptly. In the pursuit of a more transparent and accountable society, it is essential to uphold the highest ethical standards and cooperate with law enforcement agencies when needed.
As the legal proceedings continue, it is imperative to uphold the principles of justice and fairness, ensuring that those involved in corrupt activities face the appropriate consequences for their actions. The CBI’s actions in this case exemplify their commitment to preserving the integrity of our financial systems and institutions.
Central Bureau of Investigation
19-09-2023 The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Chartered Accountant for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the Complainant.
A case was registered on complaint. It was alleged that the accused (an empanelled Chartered Accountant of Canara Bank) had informed the Complainant that he was deputed by the Zonal Office of Canara Bank for stock audit. It was further alleged that said accused demanded bribe of Rs.1.50 Lakh in lieu of giving favourable stock audit report to the Complainant’s firm (dealing in Art work). The bribe was allegedly negotiated and the accused agreed to accept Rs.50,000/- as bribe & asked the Complainant to deposit the remaining Rs.One Lakh in his account.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while accepting the bribe of Rs.50,000/-. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused in Chandigarh.
The arrested accused was produced today in the Court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Chandigarh and was remanded to 14 days Judicial Custody.