CBI Press Release- New Delhi , 24.12.2013

            The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (IRS-2006 Batch), New Delhi in an ongoing investigation relating to alleged bribery case.

            A Case was registered by CBI on 09.01.2013 U/s 120 B IPC & Sec. 7,12,13(2)r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act, 1988 against a Dy. Commissioner, Income Tax, New Delhi (the then ADIT- Income Tax, Jhandewalan, New Delhi) ; a private person & other unknown persons. It was alleged that private person gave huge cash to the Income Tax Officer (the then ADIT- Income Tax, Jhandewalan, New Delhi) during Income Tax raids at his offices & residences on 18-19.01.2011. The same was allegedly given on assurance to settle his case and for not informing other investigative agencies.

            CBI investigation till now has revealed that the then ADIT- Income Tax, Jhandewalan, New Delhi in furtherance of the said conspiracy had allegedly demanded and obtained bribe from the private person.

            Searches were conducted at nine places including office and residence of Dy. Commissioner, Income Tax; his relatives and two other Income Tax Officers.

            The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge CBI cases, Patiala House Courts, New Delhi and was granted three days Police Custody.

As per PTI the name of the officer is Yogendra Mittal.

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