With inflation, the demand for bribe is also going up. It is reported that two service tax officials working in Mumbai just did that .The businessman, aghast at the demand, complained to CBI which laid the trap . The easy prey blinded by the demands and money , got into the net. Thus , on 5th December the news flashed that the CBI arrested two superintendent of Service Tax for demanding Rs 1 crore bribe from a businessman. It is alleged the arrest was followed after catching the officials red handed .
Later on being produced in court , they are remanded into the CBI custody till December 7.
The accused were attached anti evasion wing of the Service Tax department and had demanded the money to favour the businessman in a service tax matter. The CBI had conducted searches as residence of both the accused in Mumbai and seized documents related with properties and investments. The CBI found Rs10.5 lakh cash at the residence of one of the arrested accused.