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