The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Inspector of Income Tax, Range-3, Lucknow for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered against an Inspector, Income Tax, Range-3, Lucknow alleging demand of illegal gratification of Rs.5,00,000/- on behalf of an Income Tax Officer from the complainant for settling the income tax matter of his mother.

CBI laid a trap and the Income Tax Inspector was caught red handed while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs 50,000/- as part payment of the demanded bribe amount of Rs 5,00,000/- from the complainant on behalf of the ITO. Searches were conducted at his residential premises.

The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court and remanded  to Judicial Custody.

In another case, CBI has arrested an Enforcement Officer, working in the office of Employee Provident Fund Organisation, Bandra, Mumbai for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5000/- from the complainant.

A case U/s 7 of PC Act was registered against Enforcement Officer, Employee Provident Fund Organisation(EPFO), Bandra, Mumbai on the allegations that the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs.12,000/- for giving a favourable report to the EPFO office relating to post coverage verification of complainant’s firm. He was caught red handed for  accepting Rs. 5,000/- as  bribe from the complainant.

Source- CBI Press Release- New Delhi, 10.02.2015

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0 responses to “CBI arrests Income Tax Inspector- Lucknow & EPFO officer- Mumbai in Bribery cases”

  1. VUM Rao says:

    Change is the law of nature.The change for good has started happening. You wil see common man making in roads in every field. Let us not be disappointed. GOD knows right time to give right things. Let us be patient and pray to whoever be the GOD. Wait and watch the happenings. Raise your voice once you are sure that other man can be stopped from doing wrong things.

  2. Varaprasad Daitha says:

    It is sad to note that the advice given by PM to the heads of offices through the Secretaries of Central Secretariat has no effect on the field. I feel that the intermediaries like Secretaries and heads of department & Offices have been adopting half-heart approach to the key issues like corruption, punctuality, accountability. Recently two of Central Secretaries that too from important ministries like Home and Foreign Affairs were give exit. Where are we heading?

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