CBI Files a Charge Sheet against Then DCIT & Four Others in a Bribery Case of Rs. 10 Lakhs (Approx)
The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed a charge-sheet in the Court of Special Judge for CBI Cases, Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) U/s 120-B IPC and Section 7 & 13(2) r/w 13(1)(d) of PC Act against then Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax and four private persons including her husband in a bribery case of Rs. 10 lakhs (approx).
A case was registered U/s 120-B of IPC r/w Section 7 of PC Act, 1988 on 23.08.2014 on the basis of complaint against then Dy. Commissioner of Income Tax, Range-1, Bhopal on the allegation that the accused person demanded an amount of Rs. 25 lakhs through her husband (a private person) from the complainant (resident of Bhopal) for settling his assessment matter. The accused was arrested while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 10 lakhs (approx) from the complainant through the other accused persons.
After thorough investigation, CBI filed a charge sheet.
The public is reminded that the above findings are based on the investigation done by CBI and evidence collected by it. Under the Indian Law, the accused are presumed to be innocent till their guilt is finally established after a fair trial.
In another case, CBI has arrested an official working in the Regional office of Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change (Govt. of India), Bhopal for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. 8000/- from the Complainant.
A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act 1988, on the basis of complaint alleging therein that the official of Regional Office, Western Region, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Ravishankar Nagar, Bhopal has demanded a bribe of Rs. 8000/- for providing copies of approval for projects of a Gas Company situated at Bharuch and Jadeshwar (Gujarat). CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed on while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 8000/- from the complainant on 02.01.2015.
CBI Press Release – New Delhi, 08.01.2015