CBI arrests senior accounts officer of CBDT for accepting bribe

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Jalandhar, March 2, 2013: The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Senior Accounts Officer of CBDT, Mumbai and a private person for demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 10,000 from the complainant.

A case was registered against  Senior Accounts Officer, Zonal Accounts Office, CBDT, Mumbai for demanding bribe of Rs.10,000 from a complainant. The complainant has alleged that the accused demanded bribe from him for clearing his pending bills for providing cars on rental basis to the Income Tax Department.

CBI laid a trap and the accused and one private person who accepted bribe on behalf of the accused public servant were caught red handed while demanding and accepting the bribe of Rs.10,000 from the complainant in the cabin of accused situated in Aaykar Bhawan, New Marine Lines, Mumbai.

Both the arrested accused were produced before the Special Judge, Mumbai and were remanded to Police Custody upto March 4, 2013.

Further investigation is in progress.

Date: 
Saturday, March 2, 2013