CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST A SENIOR INCOME TAX OFFICER (IRS-88 BATCH) AND OTHERS FOR POSSESSION OF ALLEGED DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS TO THE TUNE OF RS. 6.1 CRORE (APPROX)

 The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case u/s.109 of IPC r/w 13 (2) r/w 13 (1)(e) of PC Act 1988 against then Commissioner of Income Tax (IRS – 88 Batch), presently posted as Director (Investigation), Settlement Commission, Chennai and 8 others including his family members & certain benami property holders, on the allegations that the accused had amassed disproportionate assets to the tune of Rs.6.1 crores (approx). The other accused had allegedly abetted him in commission of said offence. It was further alleged that the public servant had acquired huge assets in the name of his immediate family members & benami holders at Chennai and various other places in Tamil Nadu including at his native village near Palani (Tamil Nadu).

Searches have been conducted at 14 places including residential & official premises in Chennai, Palani and other places in Tamil Nadu, which led to recovery of documents relating to property worth several crores of rupees (approx); locker details; investments in shares; investments in a private firm and also investments in another company.

Further investigation is continuing.

CBI Press Release- New Delhi , 30.12.2015

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