FIVE YEARS RIGOROUS IMPRISONMENT TO THEN ADDITIONAL COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX AND TWO OTHERS IN A BRIBERY CASE OF 1.50 CRORE


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 28.06.2018

         

The Special Judge for CBI Cases, Mumbai (Maharashtra) has sentenced Smt. Sumitra Banerjee, then Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Thane (Maharashtra) to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 80 lakh & her husband Sh. Subrato Banerjee to undergo four years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 30 lakh and Smt. Anjali Bambole, then Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax to undergo five years Rigorous Imprisonment with fine of Rs. 40 lakh in a bribery case.

CBI had registered a case against Smt. Sumitra Banerjee, Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Thane (Maharashtra) and Smt. Anjali Bambole, Assistant Commissioner of Income Tax on 15.04.2010. It was alleged that the accused demanded bribe of Rs. Two crore from the complainant to settle the survey conducted on their firm. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused red-handed while accepting a bribe of Rs. 1.5 crore.

After investigation, a chargesheet was filed against the accused persons on 18.01.2012. The Trial Court found the accused persons guilty and convicted them.


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