CBI Arrests 2 Income Tax Inspectors for Accepting Bribe of Rs 15 Lakh
The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested two Inspectors working at Investigation Unit of Income Tax Department, Ballard Pier, Mumbai for accepting bribe of Rs.15 Lakh from the complainant.
CBI has registered a case against three Inspectors, all working at Investigation Unit-1, Income Tax Department, Ballard Pier, Mumbai on the allegations that the accused demanded undue advantage of Rs. 15 Lakh for helping the complainant in the investigation being conducted by the Income Tax Authorities.
CBI laid a trap and caught two Inspectors of Income Tax while accepting the bribe of Rs.10 Lakh and Rs. 5 Lakh respectively from the complainant. CBI incidentally nabbed one of the said accused while he was running away at the time of his apprehension.
Searches at two places in Mumbai and one place in Delhi at the residential & office premises of accused are being conducted. This led to recovery of cash of Rs. 7 Lakh(approx) and incriminating documents relating to investment in commercial & residential properties from one of the accused.
Both the arrested accused are being produced today in the Special Court for CBI Cases, Mumbai.
In another case CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX & OTHERS INCLUDING GROUP GENERAL MANAGER, RVNL ON THE ALLEGATIONS OF POSSESSION OF DISPROPORTIONATE ASSETS, AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES
The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case on the allegations that a Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals),Udaipur while working as public servant in different capacities in Income Tax Department and her husband a Group General Manager (S & T), Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL), Jodhpur acquired huge movable & immovable assets during the period from April, 2010 to June, 2018 in their names, which were disproportionate to their known sources of income to the tune of Rs.5,53,16,763/-.(approx).
Searches at residential & office premises of accused have been conducted at Jaipur, Jodhpur and Udaipur which resulted into recovery of incriminating documents including acquisition of immovable assets worth Rs. 7.96 crore (approx); Bank balance/FDRs of Rs.70.4 lakh(approx); cash of Rs. 13.20 lakh (approx), jewellery, and also found some lockers in various banks at Jodhpur, Jaipur and Udaipur.
Investigation is continuing.