CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF SERVICE TAX IN A BRIBERY CASE
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent, Service Tax, IAP-X, Bangalore for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/-from the complainant. A case was registered against him U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 on the allegation of demanding a bribe from the complainant as a motive or reward for not imposing heavy service tax penalty and also to allegedly close the file.
The Superintendent was caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.25,000/- from the complainant Search was conducted at the residential premises of the accused.
The arrested accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI Cases, Bangalore who remanded the accused person to Judicial Custody.
Further investigation is in progress.
Source- CBI Press Release
CBI ARRESTS A HEAD CONSTABLE OF RPF AND AN INSPECTOR ALONGWITH OTHER OFFICIAL OF EMPLOYEE’S STATE INSURANCE CORPORATION IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Head Constable of Railway Protection Force, Southern Railway, Chennai for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.
A complaint was received by CBI from Proprietor of Chennai based Cargo Movers stating that Head Constable, Railway Protection Force (RPF) attached to Central Railway Station, Chennai demanded a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from him for smooth dispatching parcels to various places through Wagons. He also threatened the complainant that if the bribe amount was not handed over to him, he would detain the parcels tomorrow onwards on security/ Safety grounds.
Based on the complaint a case was registered against the accused U/s 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. A trap was laid and the Head Constable was caught red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant.
The accused was produced before the Special Judge for CBI Cases, Chennai and was remanded to judicial custody.
In another case, the CBI has arrested an Inspector and LDC both of Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), Marol, Andheri (East), Mumbai for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant for registration of company employees insurance.
A trap was laid by CBI at the office premises of the complainant where the duos have come to collect the bribe. Both were caught red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.5,000/- from the complainant.