New Delhi, 24.09.2020
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two Superintendents and one Inspector, all working in the office of Commissioner, Central Goods & Service Tax, Central Excise, Belgaum(Karnataka) in an alleged bribery case of Rs.Five Lakh.
A case was registered on a complaint against a Superintendent of GST, Belgaum; an Inspector, GST, Belgaum and others on the allegations that the accused visited complainant’s factory and demanded bribe of Rs.20 lakh for not filing the required GST amount. CBI laid a trap and caught the Inspector while accepting bribe of Rs.Five lakh from the complainant as a first instalment. In a follow up action, two Superintendents were also caught. Searches at the office & residential premises of accused at Belgaum and Ghaziabad are in progress.
All the arrested accused will be produced today before the Jurisdictional Court at Dharwad.