Breaking: Nine officers of income tax department arrested

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has arrested nine officers of the income tax department for allegedly arranging dummy candidates to appear in Staff Selection Commission (SSC) recruitment examination. The arrests have been made from Nagpur.

A case was registered by CBI against 12 employees under relevant sections of IPC and Prevention of Corruption Act in 2018. During investigation, it was found that out of 12, nine of these officers had used dummy candidates for their recruitment.

The accused are identified as Rinki Yadav, Stenographer (Grade-ll), Sarita, Anil Kumar, Rahul Kumar, Abhay Kumar, Mukesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Pradeep Kumar, Manish Kumar and Dharmendra Kumar (all MTS of Income Tax Department) in Nagpur.

“There were allegations that the accused had not appeared for their recruitment examination conducted by Staff Selection Commission (SSC) in the year 2012-2014. Instead, they had arranged dummy candidates to appear for these examinations and thereby deceived Staff Selection Commission and selected for the post of MTS and Stenographers in Income Tax Department,” said CBI said in a statement.

During investigation, the examination papers and other recruitment papers of these candidates containing their handwritings, signatures and thumb impressions were sent for forensic analysis with the specimen handwritings, signatures and thumb impressions of these candidates. It was later established that out of 12, 9 candidates

namely, Rinki Yadav, Anil Kumar, Rahul Kumar, Abhay Kumar, Mukesh Kumar, Chandan Kumar, Manoj Kumar, Pradeep Kumar and Manish Kumar did not actually appear for the said tests and dummy candidates were used by them for these examination.

agency arrested these nine officials of Income Tax Department from Nagpur on Monday to identify the impersonators. The have been remanded to police custody by the Special Court for CBI Cases, Nagpur, till December 16. Further investigation is underway in the case.

1 thought on “Breaking: Nine officers of income tax department arrested”

  1. Due to faceless assessments and transparency Income tax dept is getting cleansed, Thanks to the NDA govt … But it is again disheartening new tendencies appear …Unless the materialistic approach of politicians , govt officials and businessmen change these things happen ..

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