RAIPUR, JAN 12, 2011: THE Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested an Income Tax Officer of Central Revenue Building, Civil Lines, Raipur for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant. A case was registered against Income Tax Officer, Central Revenue Building on the allegation that the accused had demanded a bribe of Rs 30,000/- from the complainant for settling an Assessment Case (Assessment Year 2008-09) in his favour. The bribe amount was, however, reduced to Rs 20,000/- subsequently.

CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs 20,000/- in his office at Raipur.
Searches at the office and residential premises of accused at Raipur & Bhilai were conducted which led to the recovery of cash Rs.31 lacs; TDR worth Rs. 6.80 lacs; Sale deed relating to purchase of residential plot at Bhopal worth Rs 1.75 lacs ; Sale Deed for the purchase of land/plot at Berhampur (Orissa) worth Rs 2.35 lacs; Sale Deed for the purchase of agricultural land at Raipur worth Rs 2,76 lacs; NSCS in the name of family members worth Rs. 1.70 lacs; Bank account balance of Rs 5 lacs (approx); Silver items worth Rs 2,11 lacs and Golden Jewellery worth Rs 2,62 lacs. Incriminating documents recovered during searches pertaining to assets of the accused are being scrutinized.

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