FOUR YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN INSPECTOR OF INCOME TAX IN A BRIBERY CASE

The Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) has sentenced Sh. Mukesh Kumar Meena, then Inspector of Income Tax, Jodhpur to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 20,000/- in a bribery case.

CBI had registered a case on 15.12.2015 on a complaint against Sh. Mukesh Kumar Meena, Inspector of Income Tax, Ward No. 3(1), Jodhpur. It was alleged that the accused had demanded bribe from the complainant for settling a complaint regarding evasion of income tax against his showroom. A trap was laid and the accused was caught red handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 25,000/- from the complainant.

After investigation, a chargesheet was filed on 28.03.2016 against the accused in the court of Special Judge, CBI Cases, Jodhpur. Charges were framed on 23.05.2016.

The Trial Court found the accused guilty and convicted him.

Source- CBI Press Release – New Delhi, 29.05.2019

Link- http://cbi.gov.in/pressreleases/pr_2019-05-29-1.php

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