TWO TO THREE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN INCOME TAX OFFICER; THEN PREVENTIVE OFFICER OF CUSTOMS,HIS WIFE AND SUPERINTENDENT OF CENTRAL EXCISE & HIS WIFE IN SEPARATE CASES FOR POSSESSION OF DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS

The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Pune (Maharashtra) has convicted Sh.Manish SNadkar, then Income Tax Officer, Swargate, Pune in a Disproportionate Assets case and sentenced him to undergo three years Rigorous Imprisonment with a fine of Rs.100000/- U/s 13 (2) r/w 13(1)(e) of P.C Act, 1988. The Court has also ordered to confiscate the properties of Rs.6.92 lakhs (approx) of the concerned officer.

A charge sheet was filed by CBI, before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, at Pune on 26.12.2007 U/s 13 (2) r/w Sec.13(1)(e) of P.C Act, 1988 against Sh.Manish S Nadkar and his wife U/s 109 IPC, alleging that the accused while working as Income Tax Officer in D-3 Ward at Pune had amassed assets disproportionate to his known sources of Income to the tune of Rs.13,46,154/-(approx). The Trial Court found Shri Manish S.Nadkar guilty and acquitted his wife.

In another case, the Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai has convicted Shri.K. S. Kuppan, then Preventive Officer, Customs House, Chennai & his wife Mrs. Geeta Kuppan in a disproportionate assets case and sentenced them to undergo two years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs.50,000/-each. The Court also ordered for confiscation of the disproportionate assets worth Rs.44,79,283.32/-(approx)/.

CBI had registered the case against Shri K. S. Kuppan , Preventive Officer , Customs House, Chennai and his wife Smt. Geetha Kuppan, Stenographer / Personal Assistant , Central Ware Housing Corporation, Chennai on the allegation that they acquired assets disproportionate to their known sources of income. During investigation it was established that, from 01.03.2000 to 31.01.2008, the said accused public servants acquired assets worth Rs. 82,10,271.19 (approx). The disproportionate assets held by them was to the tune of Rs. 44,79,283.32(approx). After completion of investigation, CBI filed charge sheet against Shri. K.S.Kuppan and his wife Smt. Geetha Kuppan under sections 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

In similar case, the Additional Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai has convicted Shri.G. Murali Krishna, then Superintendent of Central Excise and his wife Smt. K.Usha in a disproportionate assets case and sentenced them to undergo two years & one year Rigorous Imprisonment respectively with total fine of Rs.1.50 lakhs. The Court has also ordered for confiscation of the disproportionate assets held in their names.

CBI had registered the case against Shri G. Murali Krishna, Superintendent Central Excise, Chennai on the allegations that while he was working on deputation as Superintendent, Special Economic Zone, Sholinganallur had acquired assets disproportionate to his known sources of income. During investigation it was established that, from 01.05.2008 to 28.03.2012, he acquired assets worth Rs.56,78,970/- in his name and name of his wife. The disproportionate assets held by them was to the tune of Rs.56,90,898/-. After completion of investigation, CBI filed charge sheet against Shri G. Murali Krishna and his wife Smt K Usha under sections 109 of IPC, 13(2) r/w 13(1)(e) of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.

CBI Press Release- Dated- 09.01.2015

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0 responses to “Custom, Excise & Income Tax Officer Jailed For Possession of Disproportionate Assets”

  1. adv. dr.g.balakrishnan says:

    Needed as public servants in vantage posts take their office for granted. Also colluding professionals also need to serve similar sentences pls that only can perhaps rectify things!

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