CBI ARRESTS A SUPERINTENDENT OF CGST FOR ACCEPTING BRIBE


 

Press Release
New Delhi, 06.11.2020

The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested a Superintendent, CGST, Range-V, Chandigarh for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.20,000/- from the complainant.

A case was registered U/s 7 of PC Act, 1988 (As amended in 2018) against the accused. It was alleged that the complainant had received a summon from the Supdt., CGST, Range-V, Chandigarh through post wherein he was directed to appear in CGST Office alongwith documents as mentioned in the summon. It was further alleged that the accused directed complainant to pay bribe to settle his tax issue.

CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant. Searches have been conducted at the residence of accused at Panchkula and his Office at Chandigarh which led to recovery of incriminating documents.

The accused will be produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI cases, Chandigarh.

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