CBI ARRESTS THREE ACCUSED INCLUDING SUPERINTENDENTS OF GST, CUSTOMS IN SEPARATE CASES OF BRIBERY
The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested two Superintendents of GST, Bellery (Karnataka) in a bribery of Rs.80,000/-.
A case was registered on complaint against a Superintendent working in the Office of Deputy Commissioner, Central Tax, GST Division, Bellary and unknown others on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs, 1,00,000/- for closing the file of the Complainant in connection with delay in payment of GST. Later, the demand of bribe was allegedly reduced to Rs. 80,000/-. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.80,000/- from the Complainant. The other Superintendent was also caught during the trap. Searches are being conducted at the residential & official premises of the accused.
In another case, CBI has arrested a Superintendent of Customs, Chamarajpet, Bangalore for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.8,500/- from the Complainant.
A case was registered on complaint against a Superintendent of Customs, Chamarajpet, Bangalore and others on the allegations of demanding bribe for clearance of shipments imported by the Complainant. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.8,500/-. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused at Bangalore which led to recovery of incriminating documents.