The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Deputy Commissioner and two Inspectors, all the three of Income tax Department in a bribery case.
A case was registered against a Dy Commissioner of Income Tax, Karimanagar (Telangana) on the complaint from Managing Director of a private chit fund firm alleging demand of Rs. 25 lakhs as bribe for showing favour in respect of survey conducted at the said chit fund company wherein some documents were seized. It was further alleged that the Dy Commissioner of Income Tax has initially collected Rs. Two lakhs yesterday from the complainant and gave it to Inspector of Income Tax. Subsequently, on the same day, the Dy Commissioner of Income Tax has allegedly collected Rs. 23 lakhs for himself and he was caught red-handed. The bribe amount of Rs. 23 lakhs was recovered from the car which was allegedly kept by the complainant as per the directions of the said Dy. Commissioner.
The arrested accused are being produced today before the Special Judge for CBI cases, Hyderabad.
Further investigation is continuing.Tags : Income Tax