Haryana

CBI ARRESTS INCOME TAX OFFICER, CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AND MIDDLE MAN IN BRIBERY, REMANDED 3 DAY CUSTODY

January 04, 2019 08:38 AM

Chandigarh/Fatehabad/Panchkula (JS Kaler)

]The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)  reported to have arrested an Income Tax Officer(ITO), Income Tax Department, Fatehabad (Haryana) C.B.Narang,and two private persons Sushil Singla, CA and  Mahender Kumar @ Bittu middle man in a bribery case of Rs.50,000/- on Thursday.

A case was registered against the Income Tax Officer and a CA(Private person) on a complaint alleging that the ITO, Income Tax Department, Fatehabad has demanded bribe of Rs.75,000/- from the complainant in a matter of non filing of Income Tax Return for the money deposited in his HDFC Bank account during the financial year 2010-11. It was also alleged that the demand was to be fulfilled through a CA.

During the investigation, CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while accepting the bribe of Rs 50,000 from the complainant. Thereafter, all the accused were arrested," CBI claimed. Searches were conducted at the residential & office premises of the accused. Documents of properties worth Rs 2 crore (approx) belonging to the Income Tax Officer, and incriminating files were recovered.  

The arrested accused was produced before the Competent Court at Panchkula (Haryana) and remanded to three days police custody.

 

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