CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION
CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF CGST IN A BRIBERY CASE
Press Release | Dated: 11.12.2021
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent of CGST, Amaravati Division, Vijayawada while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 8,000/- from a complainant.
A case was registered against the accused on the allegations of demanding bribe from a Complainant. The Complainant alleged that he intended to get his shop registered with GST and applied for registration of his shop with GST Department, Vijayawada. The Superintendent, GST demanded bribe of Rs.10,000/- for giving Registration Certificate for his shop. During negotiations, the accused reduced the bribe to Rs.8000/-.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 8,000/- from the complainant.
Searches were conducted at the office & residential premises of accused at Vijayawada which led to recovery of certain incriminating documents.
The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court and remanded to Judicial Custody.