TEN YEARS IMPRISONMENT WITH FINE OF RS. ONE LAKH TO THEN INCOME TAX OFFICER FOR ACCEPTING A BRIBE OF RS. FIVE LAKH
New Delhi, 05.04.2017
The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Dehradun has today sentenced Shri Arun Kumar Ranjan, then Income Tax Officer, Rudrapur (Uttarakhand) to undergo ten years Imprisonment with fine of Rs.One lakh.
CBI had registered the case on 28.05.2014 U/s 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against Shri Arun Kumar Ranjan for demanding a bribe of Rs. Five lakh from the complainant. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs. Five lakh from the complainant. A chargesheet was filed against the accused on 17.07.2014 in the Court of Special Judge, CBI, Dehradun.
After trial, the Designated Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.