CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF CGST IN A BRIBERY CASE AND RECOVERS RS. 64 LAKH (APPROX.) DURING SEARCHES


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 17.08.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent, CGST, Rohtak (Haryana) in an alleged bribery case.

CBI had registered a case U/s 120-B of IPC and Section 7 of PC Act, 1988 (as amended in the year 2018) against two Superintendents and two Inspectors, working in the office of Commissioner of CGST, Rohtak (Haryana) on a complaint. It was alleged that the said public servants had raided complainant’s factory premises and they intimated the complainant that he had paid less GST and they would make a case against his company & impose heavy penalty. It was further alleged that the accused demanded Rs. 12 lakh as bribe and later the amount was negotiated to Rs. 9 lakh. It was also alleged that the Superintendents called the complainant at the Rai Industrial Area, located on the GT Road, District Sonepat for the delivery of bribe. Accordingly, the complainant reached at the designated spot where the accused demanded and accepted the bribe amount of Rs. 6 lakh from the complainant. CBI laid a trap and recovered the bribe of Rs. 6 lakh. The said Superintendent was also caught.

Searches were conducted at the premises of public servants in Rohtak, Delhi which led to recovery of some incriminating documents, jewellery, locker key, bank details etc. A cash of Rs. 64 lakh (approx.) was recovered from the premises of arrested accused.

The arrested accused was produced before the Court at Panchkula yesterday and remanded to four days Police Custody.

Investigation is continuing.

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