CBI REGISTERS A CASE AGAINST THEN DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF INCOME TAX & OTHERS AND CONDUCTS SEARCHES

Press Release
New Delhi, 22.03.2018

The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case U/s 120 B r/w 417, 468, 471 of IPC r/w 201 of IPC, Section 66 of Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008 and Section 15 of Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 against the then Deputy Director of Income Tax (Investigation), Unit-1, Bhubaneswar; a Private Business Group of Cuttack and unknown others on a complaint received from the Department of Income Tax. It was alleged that the then Deputy Director of Income Tax was involved in tampering of external hard disk which was seized during the course of search operation of the Income Tax, Bhubaneswar in the case of said Private Business Group of Cuttack on 30/31.10.2013.

Searches have been conducted at the office & residential premises of DDIT at New Delhi & Ghaziabad (UP) and at the office premises of said Private Business Group of Cuttack (Odisha) which led to recovery of incriminating documents/ articles.

Investigation is continuing.

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