CBI arrests an Income Tax Officer For Accepting Bribe of Rs. One Lakh

The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested an Income Tax Officer, posted at Khatima, Udhamsingh Nagar (Uttarakhand) for demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.One Lakh from the complainant.

income tax officer arrested for accepting bribe

A case was registered on 12-01-2015 against Income Tax Officer, Income Tax Office, Khatima, Udhamsingh Nagar(Uttarakhand) on a complaint alleging that Income Tax Officer was demanding a bribe of Rs. 2 lakhs from the complainant in lieu of not putting his income tax claim under scrutiny. CBI laid a trap and the accused was caught red handed while demanding & accepting a bribe of Rs.One lakh from the Complainant at Income Tax Office, Khatima.  Simultaneously, a search of the residential properties of the accused is under progress at Haldwani and Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

The accused is being produced in the Designated Court.

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