The Central Bureau of Investigation(CBI) 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 along with documents as mentioned in the summon. It was further alleged that the accused directed the complainant to pay a bribe to settle his tax issue.
CBI laid a trap and caught the accused while demanding and accepting a bribe of Rs. 20,000/- from the complainant. Searches have been conducted at the residence of the accused at Panchkula and his Office at Chandigarh which led to the recovery of incriminating documents.
The accused will be produced today before the Court of Special Judge, CBI cases, Chandigarh.