FIVE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF Rs. 30,000/- TO THEN ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX IN A BRIBERY CASE

The Special Judge for CBI case, Mumbai has convicted Sh. Rajiv Kumar the then Assistant Commissioner, Income Tax Circle 27 (1) Piramal Chambers Lal Baugh, Mumbai in a bribery case and sentenced him to undergo five years rigorous imprisonment with fine of Rs. 30,000/-.

A case was registered on 25.03.1998 against Shri Rajiv Kumar, Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax Under Section 7 & 13(2) r/w 13 (1) (d) of PC Act, 1988 on the allegation that he had demanded an illegal gratification of Rs. 25,000/- from complainant for settlement of Income Tax Assessment for the year 1995-96. CBI laid a trap and the accused was arrested while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant.

After thorough investigation, charge sheet was filed on 02.09.2000 in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Mumbai against Shri Rajeev Kumar, the then Asst. Commissioner of Income Tax.

The Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

CBI Press Release
New Delhi , 24.12.2012

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