The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent and an Inspector, both working in Central Excise, Hyderabad in a bribery case of Rs.15,000/-
A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act 1988 against Superintendent, Service Tax, Commissionerate-II, Central Excise, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh), on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the Complainant for considering surrender of Service Registration of Comlainant’s firm and showing him favour. The Superintendent, Central Excise had further directed Inspector, Service Tax, Group-IX, Hyderabad to receive bribe amount of Rs.15,000/- from the Complainant. CBI laid a trap and the Inspector was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs.15,000/- from the Complainant. The Superintendent was also arrested.
CBI Press Release- New Delhi , 27.06.2014