The Central Bureau of Investigation has today arrested two Superintendents of GST, Bellery (Karnataka) in a bribery of Rs. 80,000/-.
A case was registered on complaint against a Superintendent working in the Office of Deputy Commissioner, Central Tax, GST Division, Bellary and unknown others on the allegations of demanding bribe of Rs, 1,00,000/- for closing the file of the Complainant in connection with delay in payment of GST. Later, the demand of bribe was allegedly reduced to Rs. 80,000/-. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs.80,000/- from the Complainant. The other Superintendent was also caught during the trap. Searches are being conducted at the residential & official premises of the accused.
Both the accused will be produced tomorrow before the Jurisdictional Court at Bangalore.
In another case, CBI has arrested a Superintendent of Customs, Chamarajpet, Bangalore for demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 8,500/- from the Complainant.
A case was registered on complaint against a Superintendent of Customs, Chamarajpet, Bangalore and others on the allegations of demanding bribe for clearance of shipments imported by the Complainant. CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding & accepting bribe of Rs. 8,500/-. Searches were conducted at the premises of accused at Bangalore which led to recovery of incriminating documents.
The arrested accused was produced before the Jurisdictional Court at Bangalore and remanded to Judicial Custody.
(Posted by the CBI on 6th June 2022)