New Delhi, 07.02.2020
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a private person, resident of Delhi and a Goods & Services Tax Officer in Trade & Taxes Department, Government of NCT Delhi (who is also OSD to Deputy CM of Delhi) in a bribery case of Rs. 2,26,000/-.
It was alleged that the private person was acting as a middleman on behalf of some GST Department officers including for the public servant for collecting illegal gratification from transporters for not charging Goods and Services Tax from them. Searches were conducted at the official and residential premises of both the accused.
The private person arrested on 05.02.2020 was produced on 06.02.2020 before the Competent Court and was sent to Judicial Custody. The public servant arrested on 06.02.2020 is being produced today before the Special Judge, CBI Cases, Rouse Avenue Courts, New Delhi.