The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Customs; an Appraiser, both of Custom Houses, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust(JNPT), Nhavaseva(Maharashtra) and two collection Agents (private persons) in a bribery case of Rs.22,000/-.
It was alleged in the complaint that the accused Custom officials were demanding bribe through their collection agents. CBI laid a trap and a collection Agent was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.22,000/- on behalf of Custom officials. During further investigation, both the Custom officials and another two Collection Agents were arrested.Online GST Certification Course by TaxGuru & MSME- Click here to Join
The arrested accused were produced in the Designated Court and were remanded to police custody upto 12.06.2012
Further investigation is continuing.
CBI Press Release
New Delhi , 08.06.2012