CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF GST FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE OF Rs. 50,000/-

Press Release
New Delhi, 30.07.2019

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested a Superintendent, GST Division, Khanna (Punjab) for demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 50,000/- from the complainant.

A case under Section 7 of PC (Amendment) Act, 2018 was registered against a Superintendent, GST Division, Khanna (Punjab) on a complaint. The complainant alleged that he is running a firm of iron trading at Mandi Gobindgarh on behalf of his maternal uncle and on 29.07.2019 the accused had detained their truck containing iron scrap material at Khanna. It was further alleged that later on, a bribe of Rs. one lakh was demanded by the accused for releasing his truck and on the request of the complainant, the accused reduced the amount to Rs. 50,000/-. CBI laid a trap and caught the Superintendent, GST Division, Khanna red handed while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs.50,000/ from the complainant.

Searches are being conducted today at the residential and office premises of the accused at Mohali and Khanna. The arrested accused will be produced tomorrow before the Competent Court at Mohali.

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