Special Judge (West) Anti-Corruption, Lucknow has sentenced Shri Bhagwati Prasad, then Income Tax Officer, Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 90,000/- in a bribery case.

CBI had registered a case on the basis of complaint alleging that Shri Bhagwati Prasad, Income Tax Officer, Barabanki had demanded bribe of Rs.5000/- for issuing a ‘No dues certificate’. A trap was laid and Shri Bhagwati Prasad, Income Tax Officer, was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from Complainant. A Charge Sheet was filed in the Court of Special Judge (West), Anti- corruption, Lucknow on 26.07.2000 against the accused.

The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.

Source- CBI Press Release

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  1. Ravishankar says:

    why it is taking long time for given the decision from 26.07.2000. Shri Bhagwati Prasad, then Income Tax Officer, Barabanki (Uttar Pradesh) to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 90,000/- in a bribery case. if you have proof, for this judgement purpose it is taking 14 years, some time person may retired from service. Asper my knowledge, those taken a bribe he can be remove from his service and get conduct the enquiry and also recovery of old bribe amount also and give the change those ready to serve for the nation.
    with regards

    Ravishankar

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